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Long Island weather: Warm, 'crystal clear' Friday

The weather forecast for Friday.

The weather forecast for Friday. Photo Credit: Weather Underground

Light winds, sunny skies and warmth are on tap again Friday for Long Island, with similar conditions for the start of the weekend, forecasters said.

"A gorgeous day out there — dry and crystal clear," News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman said.

Shortly before 1 p.m. the temperature at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma was 80 degrees, expected to head up a degree or so further, the National Weather Service said.

A coastal flood advisory will be in effect from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday for the South Shore bays of Nassau County for "shallow flooding," the weather service said.

Friday brings a moderate risk for rip currents at ocean-facing beaches, with ocean swells likely to bring that same risk through the weekend, the weather service said.

Temperatures for Saturday and Sunday were expected to be a few degrees warmer, with highs around the mid-80s.

Chances of showers and thunderstorms enter the picture Saturday night, potentially spilling into Sunday morning, the weather service said.

With Patricia Kitchen

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