Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

4NM NNE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Showers

    E 22kt
    4ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    WNW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSE 16kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SSE 18kt
    3ft
  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    SSE 20kt
    3-4ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSE 18kt
    3-4ft
  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSE 16kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 16kt
    3ft
  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 16kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:50 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: ANZ600-212330- 707 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 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 strengthening surface low will track northeast along the Mid Atlantic coast today. A broad area of low pressure will linger to the west of the area Sunday through the middle of next week allowing an unsettled pattern to persist. $$

Today
ESE wind 19 to 22 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Seas around 4 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SW 8 to 11 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
SSE wind 12 to 16 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
SSE wind around 18 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday
SSE wind 18 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind around 18 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
SSE wind around 16 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
S wind 14 to 16 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday
S wind 14 to 16 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

*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: 37.03°N 76.07°W
Last Update: 3:50 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
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