Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains
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Last Update: 1220 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Ocean City Inlet MD

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-181715- 1220 AM EDT Sun Aug 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... A weak frontal boundary will remain stalled near the southern waters tonight. A wave of low pressure will traverse the boundary Sunday afternoon and evening. $$

Rest Of Tonight
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Sun
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1220 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019
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