Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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Kiptopeke VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingSSW 20kt
    2-3ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NW 34ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 22kt
    3ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    WNW 18ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    NW 9kt
    1ft
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    N 13kt
    1-2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 20kt
    2-3ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 20kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 18kt
    2-3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:13 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: ANZ600-051630- 1040 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020 .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... Developing low pressure tracks across the region late tonight, rapidly intensifying as it accelerates away from the area Saturday afternoon and evening. Cool high pressure builds in from the west Sunday and Sunday night. Another low pressure system is expected to affect the region Monday into early Tuesday. $$

Overnight
SSE wind 13 to 16 kt becoming SSW 17 to 20 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 29 to 34 kt decreasing to 22 to 27 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. A chance of showers before 10am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 20 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind 15 to 18 kt decreasing to 11 to 14 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 7 to 9 kt becoming N after midnight. A slight chance of rain after 1am. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday
N wind 9 to 13 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NNW wind 16 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 18 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 14 to 18 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 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: 37.16°N 76.01°W
Last Update: 11:13 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020
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