Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 635 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018


Today: NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

Tonight: NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW late in the evening, then becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

Thu: SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

Thu Night: E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

Fri: SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Fri Night: SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain.

Sat: S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.

Sat Night: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

Sun: NW winds 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

Sun Night: NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)

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