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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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Heavy Rain

    SSW 16kt
    2ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingNW 35kt
    4-5ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 24kt
    4ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    WNW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    4ftWaves Subsiding
  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 10kt
    1-2ft
  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    N 12kt
    1-2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    N 19kt
    2-3ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 20kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 18kt
    3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:13 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am 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
SE wind 11 to 16 kt becoming SSW. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 25 to 30 kt increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Winds could gust as high as 44 kt. Showers, mainly before 11am. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 20 to 24 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind 17 to 20 kt decreasing to 12 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 8 to 10 kt becoming NNW after midnight. A slight chance of rain after 2am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
N wind 8 to 12 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 8am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
N wind 14 to 19 kt. A chance of showers before 8pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 18 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 15 to 18 kt. Mostly clear. 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: 37.55°N 76°W
Last Update: 11:13 pm EST Dec 4, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020
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