Nor Easters

Nor'easter

Locations
Nor'easters form off the coast of the USA and/or Atlantic Cnada. When they fourm they start as low presure air system. The eye forms on the east cost. Sometimes they form near Florida. The low air presure come from the Gulf stream. The wind makes the storm move up the cost.

Effects o Nor'easters
Some Nor'easters cam have hurricane winds. Some Nor'easters can cause flooding, not all Nor'easters have to be snow some can be rain. The Nor'easter 'season' is October Through April.

What is a Nor'easter??
A Nor'easter is a snow or rain snow. They can occur any time through October until April.

~!~!Fun Facts!~!~
*The Winds spin Conter Clock waise.
*They can be Snow or Rain.
*They consider that USA and Canada are the most

Wind Speed Sea Conditions
0-3 KTS SEA LIKE MIRROR
4-6 KTS RIPPLES, LESS THAN 1 FT
7-10 KTS SMOOTH WAVELETS, 1-2 FT
11-16 KTS SMALL WAVES, 2-4 FT
17-21 KTS MODERATE WAVES, MANY WHITECAPS, 4-8 FT
22-27 KTS LARGE WAVES, SPRAY, 8-13 FT
28-33 KTS HEAPED SEAS, FOAM FROM BREAKING WAVES, 13-20 FT
34-40 KTS HIGH WAVES, FOAM BLOWN IN WELL MARKED STREAKS, 13-20 FT
41-47 KTS SEAS ROLL, SPRAY MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY, 13-20 FT
48-55 KTS VERY HIGH WAVES, WHITE SEAS, OVERHANGING CRESTS 20-30 FT
56-63 KTS EXCEPTIONALLY HIGH WAVES, 30-45 FT
OVER 63 KTS AIR FILLED WITH FOAM, SEA COMPLETELY WHITE, OVER 45 FT

Pictures

ne2.jpg
WNTR-LOW.GIF

!!~~Thanks To~~!!
http://science.howstuffworks.com/question595.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor'easter
http://www.ocean-beach.com/weather_noreaster.htm
'Wheater' The book
[[http://massbird.org/noho/images/ne2.jpg]]
[[http://www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx/Historic_Events/WNTR-LOW.GIF]]

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