Clear skies with nearly 80 degrees, according to the NWS
We are in clear, crisp skies on Monday with a high of nearly 80 degrees, the National Weather Service said.
But showers are likely overnight through Tuesday, with a possibility of thunderstorms tomorrow, before sunny skies reappear on Wednesday – and remain over the weekend.
However, this rain front will result in significantly lower daytime temperatures the rest of the week, with peaks expected only in the 60s and beyond.
The weather service said nighttime temperatures would drop in the 1950s after tonight.
Although legal swimming on most beaches is officially carried out for the summer, the weather service warns of dangerous “potentially fatal rip currents” for anyone entering the shore beach surf zone on Monday. south – from Brooklyn to Montauk.
“Anyone visiting the beaches should stay out of the waves,” the weather service said in a statement, adding: “The rip currents can carry even the best swimmers from shore to deeper water.”
The hazard warning is in effect until Monday evening.
The weather service also issued a small craft advisory for all waters on the south coast, as well as eastern Long Island Strait.
This advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday for Atlantic Ocean waters from Sandy Hook, NJ., To Moriches Inlet until 6 a.m. Tuesday and for the bays on the south shore of Jones Inlet to the bays. Peconic, Gardiners and Shinnecock, as well as the Strait, from 4 p.m. Monday through Tuesday at 2 a.m., the warning said.