Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM NNE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Chance Rain

    S 11kt
    1ft
  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Rain

    S 9kt
    1ft
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    SSW 8kt
    1ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SSW 12kt
    Waves Building3ft
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSW 12kt
    2-3ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 13kt
    2-3ft
  • Thursday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingN 7kt
    3ftWaves Subsiding
  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    NNE 13kt
    1-2ft
  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    NNE 12kt
    1-2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:03 pm EST Feb 19, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2pm EST Feb 19, 2018-6pm EST Feb 25, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-200615- 1253 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... Surface high pressure slides farther out to sea this afternoon through tonight, then lingers offshore through midweek. A warm front lifts through the area tonight. A weak back door cold front drops across the area on Thursday. $$

Washington's Birthday
SE wind 7 to 11 kt becoming S. A chance of rain or drizzle. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
S wind 6 to 9 kt. A slight chance of rain. Areas of fog. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind around 8 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind around 12 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Wednesday
SSW wind around 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 11 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Seas 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NNE wind around 13 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
NNE wind 10 to 12 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

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  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 37.02°N 76.1°W
Last Update: 12:03 pm EST Feb 19, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2pm EST Feb 19, 2018-6pm EST Feb 25, 2018
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