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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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Heavy Rain

    SW 26km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingN 26km/h
    1m
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NNE 27km/h
    1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NE 34km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 37km/h
    1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NE 35km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    NE 29km/h
    1m
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ENE 27km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    NE 16km/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 21 to 26 km/h becoming NNW 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas around 1 m.
Tonight
NNE wind 18 to 21 km/h becoming N 23 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 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 around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday Night
NE wind 29 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
ENE wind 35 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday Night
NE wind 32 to 35 km/h decreasing to 27 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Seas around 1 m.
Monday
NE wind around 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Seas around 1 m.
Monday Night
ENE wind 24 to 27 km/h decreasing to 18 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. A chance of thunderstorms. Seas around 1 m.
Tuesday
NE wind 11 to 16 km/h. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 m.

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: 36.97°N 76.11°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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