Hurricane Ian to Bring Considerable Impacts to the Southeast

Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall today in the Southeast. Life-threatening storm surge and rip currents, heavy rain and flash flooding, tornadoes, and hurricane-force winds can be expected along the South Carolina coast and into North Carolina.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

9NM SE Chincoteague VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Heavy Rain

    ENE 30kt
    9-10ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    E 32ktWinds Decreasing
    10-11ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    SE 17kt
    6-7ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SSE 10kt
    5ft
  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingNE 27kt
    Waves Building7ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    NE 33kt
    Waves Building12ft
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    NE 31kt
    11-12ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    NNE 29kt
    10-11ft
  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    N 26kt
    9-10ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:16 am EDT Sep 30, 2022
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT Sep 30, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 6, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: ANZ600-302130- 506 AM EDT Fri Sep 30 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... Hurricane Ian is forecast to make landfall along the South Carolina coast later today. The pressure gradient between Ian and high pressure to our north will bring strong winds to the local waters through tonight. Ian will weaken across western North Carolina and Virgina over the upcoming weekend. Secondary low pressure will develop off the Mid- Atlantic coast Sunday into Monday. Please continue to refer to the National Hurricane Center regarding the latest track of Ian. $$

Today
ENE wind 27 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 38 kt. Rain, mainly after 5pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
Tonight
E wind 29 to 32 kt decreasing to 25 to 28 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
Saturday
SE wind 13 to 17 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 11am. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Saturday Night
SSE wind 8 to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas around 5 ft.
Sunday
NE wind 18 to 21 kt increasing to 24 to 27 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 2pm. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft.
Sunday Night
NE wind around 33 kt, with gusts as high as 41 kt. Rain likely. Seas 9 ft building to 12 ft.
Monday
NE wind 29 to 31 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 11 to 12 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind 27 to 29 kt, with gusts as high as 36 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
Tuesday
N wind around 26 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 9 to 10 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: 37.84°N 75.21°W
Last Update: 5:16 am EDT Sep 30, 2022
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT Sep 30, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 6, 2022
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