Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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11NM NE Lewisetta VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    NW 12kt
    2ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 13ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSE 8kt
    < 1ft
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    SE 7ktWinds Decreasing
    1ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 6kt
    1ft
  • Friday

    Rain Likely

    ESE 10kt
    1-2ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    SE 13kt
    2-3ft
  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    S 10kt
    2-3ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    W 12kt
    1-2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:32 am EST Dec 12, 2018
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Dec 12, 2018-6pm EST Dec 18, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure will gradually build in from the southwest and persist through Thursday. A large area of low pressure will approach the waters late Friday into Saturday. Small Craft Advisory conditions will be possible Friday afternoon and likely Friday night into Saturday.

Overnight
NW wind around 12 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind 8 to 13 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
SSE wind 5 to 8 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
SE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
ENE wind around 6 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
E wind 7 to 10 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Rain likely after 1pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
ESE wind 10 to 13 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday
S wind around 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Showers likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind 10 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 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: 38.11°N 76.27°W
Last Update: 12:32 am EST Dec 12, 2018
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Dec 12, 2018-6pm EST Dec 18, 2018
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