Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture.

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    SW 14kt
  • Monday


    SSW 16kt
  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SW 19kt
  • Tuesday

    Heavy Rain

    SW 19ktWinds Decreasing
  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    N 10kt
  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    N 13kt
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    NE 11kt
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NE 11kt
  • Thursday

    Partly Cloudy

    ENE 10kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:14 pm EDT Jul 21, 2019
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ600-221115- 629 PM EDT Sun Jul 21 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 remains centered offshore of the southeast states through Monday. A strong cold front crosses the area Tuesday, with high pressure building in from the north Wednesday through Friday. $$

SW wind 10 to 14 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
SSW wind 14 to 16 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday Night
SW wind around 19 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
SW wind 16 to 19 kt becoming W 12 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
N wind 8 to 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Seas around 2 ft.
N wind around 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
NE wind 9 to 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
NE wind around 11 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
ENE wind 8 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.


  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.
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Point Forecast: 36.91°N 75.72°W
Last Update: 3:14 pm EDT Jul 21, 2019
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019
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