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

2NM NNW Norfolk NAS VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Heavy Rain

    SW 23km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingN 23km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NE 26km/h
    1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    NE 32km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 34km/h
    1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NE 32km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    NE 27km/h
    1m
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ENE 26km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 14km/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 NW 13 to 18 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
NNE wind 16 to 19 km/h becoming N 20 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 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 1 m or less.
Saturday
NE wind 24 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday Night
NE wind 27 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
ENE wind around 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday Night
NE wind 29 to 32 km/h decreasing to 24 to 27 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Seas around 1 m.
Monday
NE wind around 27 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 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. A chance of thunderstorms. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday
NNE wind 11 to 14 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: 36.97°N 76.3°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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