Heavy to Excessive Rain for Southeast and Mid-Atlantic into this Weekend; High Winds in the Pacific Northwest Friday

Another southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rainfall with a risk for severe thunderstorms from the central Gulf Coast to the Southeast Friday. This heavy rainfall will then spread across the Mid-Atlantic region late Friday into the Weekend. A strong cold front moving into the Pacific Northwest will bring strong, possibly damaging winds to the coast Friday.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

5NM SSW Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain

    E 12kt
    2-3ft
  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    ESE 18kt
    Waves Building5ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Showers

    S 13ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SSW 6ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    Winds IncreasingW 12kt
    4ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NW 18kt
    4ft
  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 16kt
    4ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingNNW 22kt
    4-5ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NNW 20kt
    4-5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:52 am EST Dec 14, 2018
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Dec 14, 2018-6pm EST Dec 20, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-142115- 357 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018 .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 will prevail over the Mid-Atlantic through the remainder of the night. Low pressure approaches from the southwest late Friday, and tracks across the region Friday night through midday Saturday. An upper level trough will remain over the area through Sunday. $$

Today
E wind 7 to 12 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
ESE wind 15 to 18 kt. Rain, mainly after 7pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
Saturday
S wind 10 to 13 kt decreasing to 7 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Showers. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
SSW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday
W wind 6 to 9 kt increasing to 9 to 12 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 16 to 18 kt. A chance of showers before midnight. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday
WNW wind 13 to 16 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Monday Night
NNW wind 16 to 19 kt increasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 16 to 20 kt. Sunny. 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: 36.82°N 75.77°W
Last Update: 3:52 am EST Dec 14, 2018
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Dec 14, 2018-6pm EST Dec 20, 2018
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