The winds will be howling along with some heavy rain tonight across Cape Cod and the islands. 

A wind advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. Friday night through 7 p.m. on Saturday for the region, according to the National Weather Service. 

A sustained southeast wind is expected at 15 to 25 mph with gusts reaching 50 mph. The worst of the wind is expected to be overnight and through Saturday morning.

There will be a lull in the afternoon before the winds pick up again, forecasters predict. 

Strong winds may blow down tree limbs and power lines. Residents should expect scattered power outages, officials said. 

There is also a flood watch in effect from 7 p.m. until late in the night for the towns of Chatham, Provincetown and Falmouth. 

About one to two inches of rain is expected on Friday night and into Saturday morning, with localized amounts of three inches possible, NWS forecasters said. 

When it's not raining on Saturday, the skies will be cloudy with the temperature falling to 43 degrees by 5 p.m. The low will be a chilly 33. 

Veterans Day on Sunday will be sunny and cold with a high near 44 and a low of 27 at night. A west wind will swirl 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.