Stormy Weather Along the East Coast; Extended Warm-up for the West

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy rain, gusty winds, and thunderstorms along the east coast. Isolated severe thunderstorms could produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes in the Southeast. Heavy rains may result in excessive runoff and flash flooding. Building high pressure out west will produce above normal temperatures, especially, in the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 1255 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

11NM SSE Chincoteague VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS

Synopsis: ANZ600-241730- 1255 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 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... High pressure slides farther off the New England coast through tonight. Low pressure will track northeast up and along the east coast late Tuesday through Wednesday. $$

Rest Of Tonight
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A slight chance of rain late.
Tue
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds late. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
Tue Night
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds late. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wed Night
W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Thu
NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
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Last Update: 1255 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018
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