Wintry Weather and Strong Winds Impact the Eastern States; Heavy Rain and Heavy Mountain Snow in the West

A powerful storm will bring heavy snow and blowing snow and heavy freezing rain from the Great Lakes to the Northeast; and strong winds from the Plains to the Mid-Atlantic. In the West, heavy rain with heavy mountain snow can be expected into next week. Super Typhoon Wutip will slowly move northwest away from Guam, but heavy rain, surf, and damaging winds continue across the area.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

5NM SSW Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Rain

    SW 11kt
    4ft
  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingSW 21kt
    Waves Building5ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 22kt
    4ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Sunny

    WNW 22ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday
    Night

    Clear

    W 14kt
    2ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NNW 7ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 12kt
    2ft
  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 11kt
    2-3ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    W 11kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:49 pm EST Feb 23, 2019
Forecast Valid: 12am EST Feb 24, 2019-6pm EST Mar 2, 2019

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-241530- 1001 PM EST Sat Feb 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... High pressure moving off the New England coast us being replaced by an area of low pressure developing along the NC and VA coasts. The coastal trough and coastal low remain along the coast through Sunday morning. A cold front will then cross the region late Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. High pressure builds in from the west late Monday into Tuesday. $$

Overnight
SW wind 8 to 11 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday
SW wind 14 to 17 kt increasing to 18 to 21 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 27 kt. A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
Sunday Night
W wind around 22 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday
WNW wind 19 to 22 kt decreasing to 15 to 18 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 kt. Sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
W wind 10 to 14 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind 7 to 12 kt becoming NE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
NNE wind 9 to 11 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
S wind 9 to 11 kt becoming WNW after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 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: 36.82°N 75.77°W
Last Update: 8:49 pm EST Feb 23, 2019
Forecast Valid: 12am EST Feb 24, 2019-6pm EST Mar 2, 2019
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