Excessive Heat Continues for the Pacific Northwest; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

A dangerous heat wave persists for the Northwest into portions of California today with excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect. The active monsoon pattern with organized showers and thunderstorms and possible flash flooding with debris flows continues and will become enhanced in the Southwestern U.S. through Saturday.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

5NM SSW Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    S 11kt
    3ft
  • Friday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingSE 8kt
    2-3ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SE 9kt
    2ft
  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    ESE 10kt
    2ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 6ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Light Wind
    2ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    S 9kt
    2ft
  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    WSW 9kt
    2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SSW 11kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:29 pm EDT Aug 18, 2022
Forecast Valid: 5pm EDT Aug 18, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2022

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-190715- 241 PM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022 .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 briefly builds over the local waters tonight into Friday. Low pressure tracks across the local waters Saturday. A cold front approaches the region Monday. $$

Tonight
SSE wind 7 to 11 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
SE wind 7 to 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
ESE wind 8 to 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
E wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind around 9 kt becoming SSW after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
WSW wind around 9 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
S wind 9 to 11 kt becoming SW after midnight. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas 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: 36.82°N 75.77°W
Last Update: 2:29 pm EDT Aug 18, 2022
Forecast Valid: 5pm EDT Aug 18, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2022
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