Parts of Long Island brace for rough surf, coastal flooding, gusty winds this weekend from Lee
Coastal flood advisory continues through Sunday morning. The best chance to see flooding will be on the South Shore and East End at high tide Friday generally between 8 and 11 p.m. The threat will diminish on the North Shore Friday night with winds switching more to the northwest.
High surf advisory through Saturday with waves 10 to 15 feet Saturday morning and subsiding through the day.
High risk for rip currents through the weekend
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says Hurricane Lee will create large waves and a threat of coastal flooding for this weekend.
Hurricane Lee will pass about 275 miles east of Long Island Friday night with rough conditions on the water, mostly cloudy skies and gusty winds 15 to 30 mph with the highest wind gusts around the East End. Winds will diminish by Saturday evening. Calm weather by Sunday.
SATURDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy and breezy with highs near 76. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Sunset: 7 p.m.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear with less wind. Lows near 59. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny and warm with highs near 78. Lows near 61. Mostly cloudy at night with the chance of late showers. Lows near 61.
MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with showers early in the day. Highs near 74. Clearing skies at night with lows near 60.
TUESDAY: Sunny and nice. Highs near 76. Lows near 58.
WEDNESDAY: Sunny and nice. Highs near 75. Lows near 59.