Powerful Nor'easter To Deliver Impacts To The East Coast

A powerful Nor'easter is expected to develop off the Mid-Atlantic coastline on Friday before impacting eastern parts of the Northeast and New England this weekend. Numerous hazards are likely from heavy snow, with significant accumulations across eastern Long Island/New England, to gusty winds and coastal issues. In fact, the combination of the snow and winds may result in blizzard conditions.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM ENE Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1ft
  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingNNE 8kt
    1ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingNNE 24kt
    Waves Building3ft
  • Saturday

    Snow Likely

    NW 30kt
    3ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Decreasing Clouds

    NW 26ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NW 16ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    S 9kt
    1ft
  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 6kt
    1ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 9kt
    1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:45 pm EST Jan 27, 2022
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Jan 27, 2022-6pm EST Feb 3, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY

Synopsis: ANZ600-280930- 349 PM EST Thu Jan 27 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... Canadian high pressure slides off the New England coast tonight. Low pressure develops off the southeast coast Friday, then deepens as it tracks northeast off the Mid Atlantic and Northeast coasts Friday night and Saturday. Canadian high pressure returns Sunday into Monday. $$

Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNE 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A chance of rain after 4pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 19 to 24 kt. Winds could gust as high as 31 kt. Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 28 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 23 to 26 kt decreasing to 20 to 23 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 kt. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 13 to 16 kt becoming W 7 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 7 to 9 kt becoming SW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday
WSW wind around 6 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday Night
NE wind 7 to 9 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 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: 37.56°N 75.94°W
Last Update: 2:45 pm EST Jan 27, 2022
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Jan 27, 2022-6pm EST Feb 3, 2022
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