Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Last Update: 630 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

15NM ENE Oyster VA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT DROPS SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND.

Today
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft... Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tonight
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Thu Night
W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Fri
NE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Fri Night
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sat
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 630 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015
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