Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM SE Chincoteague VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    SSW 24km/h
    1m
  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    SSW 24km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Friday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    Winds IncreasingSSW 16km/h
    1m
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 21km/h
    1m
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    SSW 18km/h
    1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 21km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSSW 24km/h
    1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 26km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 24km/h
    1m

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:30 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 9am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-190015- 704 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 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 will remain off the Southeast coast. A weak trough of low pressure will cross the region Thursday. Otherwise, hot and humid weather will continue until Monday. $$

Today
SSW wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Seas around 1 m.
Tonight
SSW wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 14 to 19 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Seas around 1 m.
Friday
WSW wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming SSW 13 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Seas around 1 m.
Friday Night
SW wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday
SSW wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday Night
SW wind 18 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
SSW wind 16 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday Night
SW wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 m.
Monday
SW wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 m.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

*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: 37.92°N 75.31°W
Last Update: 3:30 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 9am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
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