Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM E Cape Henry VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Heavy Rain

    SW 19kt
    2-3ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday

    Showers

    WNW 34ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 22kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    WNW 17ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    WNW 8kt
    2ft
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    NNE 12kt
    2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 20kt
    Waves Building4ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 20kt
    3-4ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 17kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:13 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-051630- 1040 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020 .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... Developing low pressure tracks across the region late tonight, rapidly intensifying as it accelerates away from the area Saturday afternoon and evening. Cool high pressure builds in from the west Sunday and Sunday night. Another low pressure system is expected to affect the region Monday into early Tuesday. $$

Overnight
S wind 16 to 19 kt becoming SW. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 29 to 34 kt decreasing to 22 to 27 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 kt. Showers, mainly before 7am. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 19 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 6 to 8 kt becoming NNW after midnight. A chance of rain after 1am. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
NNE wind 9 to 12 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
NNW wind 16 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 18 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 14 to 17 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 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: 36.94°N 76°W
Last Update: 11:13 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020
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