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 13kt
    2-3ft
  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    SSW 13kt
    2-3ft
  • Friday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    SSW 9kt
    2ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 11kt
    2ft
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    SSW 10kt
    2ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 11kt
    2ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    SSW 13kt
    2ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 14kt
    2ft
  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 13kt
    2ft

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 11 to 13 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind 8 to 13 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
WSW wind 5 to 9 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind 9 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
SSW wind 8 to 10 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
SW wind around 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
SSW wind 9 to 13 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind 9 to 14 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
SW wind 11 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

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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