Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

11NM SSE Chincoteague VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 28kt
    6ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    WNW 24ktWinds Decreasing
    6ftWaves Subsiding
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingSSW 16kt
    2-3ft
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSW 22kt
    4-5ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SSW 17kt
    4ft
  • Thursday

    Rain/Snow

    N 19kt
    3-4ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    N 22kt
    4ft
  • Friday

    Snow Likely

    N 21kt
    4ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    NNE 21kt
    4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:02 pm EST Jan 17, 2022
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Jan 18, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: ANZ600-181815- 1250 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022 .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... High pressure slowly builds in from the southwest through midweek. Another cold front crosses the waters Wednesday night into Thursday, with strong high pressure building in from the northwest on Friday. $$

Overnight
WNW wind around 28 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 6 ft.
Tuesday
WNW wind 21 to 24 kt decreasing to 17 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind 5 to 8 kt becoming SSW 11 to 16 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday
SSW wind 19 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
SSW wind 13 to 17 kt. A chance of rain after 1am. Seas around 4 ft.
Thursday
W wind 14 to 19 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday Night
N wind 19 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm. Seas around 4 ft.
Friday
N wind 19 to 21 kt. Snow likely. Seas around 4 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind around 21 kt. Snow likely. Seas 4 to 5 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: 37.78°N 75.28°W
Last Update: 11:02 pm EST Jan 17, 2022
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Jan 18, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022
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