Clipper to Bring Light Snow; Gulf Storm to Bring Heavy Rain

Light snow accumulations are expected through Sunday from the northern Plains into the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Mid-Atlantic as a clipper storm dives across the northern U.S. A storm is forecast to develop across the western Gulf of Mexico and track across Florida Monday into Tuesday with gusty winds, heavy rain, and thunderstorms.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

5NM SSW Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    W 9kt
    3-4ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 16kt
    3ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    NNW 15ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 13kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    SW 11kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    Winds IncreasingN 22kt
    Waves Building4ft
  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    N 22kt
    5ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    N 20kt
    5ft
  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 19ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:33 am EST Jan 23, 2022
Forecast Valid: 8am EST Jan 23, 2022-6pm EST Jan 29, 2022

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-240015- 658 AM EST Sun Jan 23 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... A weak cold front approaches from the northwest today and slides across the Mid-Atlantic coast later tonight. Low pressure crosses north of the area on Tuesday into Tuesday night, with a stronger cold front pushing across the coast Tuesday night into Wednesday. $$

Today
W wind 7 to 9 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tonight
SW wind around 16 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday Night
S wind 10 to 13 kt becoming SW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
SW wind 8 to 11 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
SW wind 9 to 12 kt becoming N 17 to 22 kt. Winds could gust as high as 28 kt. A slight chance of rain before 10pm. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft.
Wednesday
N wind 20 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
N wind around 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 5 ft.
Thursday
N wind 16 to 19 kt decreasing to 13 to 16 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

*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: 6:33 am EST Jan 23, 2022
Forecast Valid: 8am EST Jan 23, 2022-6pm EST Jan 29, 2022
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