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

7NM W Norfolk NAS VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Heavy Rain

    SW 23km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    N 18km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NE 23km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    NE 26km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 29km/h
    1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NE 29km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    NE 24km/h
    1m
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    NE 23km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 13km/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
SW wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming WNW 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas 1 m or less.
Tonight
NE wind 16 to 18 km/h becoming N after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday
NE wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday Night
NE wind 24 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
ENE wind 27 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday Night
NE wind 26 to 29 km/h decreasing to 23 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Seas around 1 m.
Monday
NE wind around 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Seas around 1 m.
Monday Night
NE wind 20 to 23 km/h decreasing to 14 to 17 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. A chance of thunderstorms. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday
NNE wind 10 to 13 km/h. Partly sunny. Seas 1 m or less.

Winds and waves 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: 36.96°N 76.42°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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