Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM SE Chincoteague VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    SSW 35km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    N 34km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    W 14km/h
    1m
  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers

    WNW 26km/h
    1m
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 37km/h
    1m
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    NNW 34km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 23km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Friday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSW 24km/h
    < 1m
  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SW 29km/h
    1m

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:11 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

Synopsis: ANZ600-160815- 334 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 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... A cold front will approach the area this afternoon and move through the region tonight. A reinforcing cold front should move through the region on Wednesday before high pressure builds over the area for the end of the week. $$

Tonight
SSW wind 32 to 35 km/h becoming W 26 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h. Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Seas around 1 m.
Tuesday
N wind 29 to 34 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Seas around 1 m.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming WSW after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Seas around 1 m.
Wednesday
WNW wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Seas around 1 m.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 34 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 m.
Thursday
NNW wind 31 to 34 km/h decreasing to 26 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Thursday Night
NNW wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 m.
Friday
WNW wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming SW 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Friday Night
SW wind 27 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. A chance of rain. Seas around 1 m.

*Notices:

  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: 37.92°N 75.31°W
Last Update: 10:11 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
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