Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Heavy Rain

    WSW 29km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingN 27km/h
    1m
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NNE 32km/h
    1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    ENE 37km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 40km/h
    2m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NE 39km/hWinds Decreasing
    2m
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ENE 32km/h
    2m
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ENE 27km/hWinds Decreasing
    1-2m
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 18km/h
    1m

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:12 am EDT Aug 23, 2019
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 29, 2019

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-232030- 318 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019 .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 cold front approaches from the west through this morning and crosses the area later today into early Saturday. High pressure builds from the north Saturday into Sunday. $$

Today
WSW wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas around 1 m.
Tonight
E wind 21 to 24 km/h becoming N 24 to 27 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday
NNE wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday Night
ENE wind 34 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
ENE wind around 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 m.
Sunday Night
NE wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 29 to 34 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 m.
Monday
ENE wind around 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Seas around 2 m.
Monday Night
ENE wind 24 to 27 km/h decreasing to 21 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. A chance of thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 m.
Tuesday
NNE wind 13 to 18 km/h. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 m.

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: 36.91°N 75.72°W
Last Update: 3:12 am EDT Aug 23, 2019
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 29, 2019
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