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|Sunrise 6:54AM||Sunset 7:00PM||Monday September 24, 2018 4:22 AM EDT (08:22 UTC)||Moonrise 6:09PM||Moonset 5:15AM||Illumination 100%|
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service wakefield va
300 am edt Mon sep 24 2018
Strong high pressure builds over new england through tonight. A
warm front pushes north across the area Tuesday. Low pressure
approaches the mid atlantic coast from the southeast Tuesday
night, then pushes offshore Wednesday.
Near term until 6 pm this evening
As of 300 am edt Monday...
latest msas shows high pressure across ERN canada nosing down the
ern seaboard resulting in a cad wedge. The frontal bndry has now
pushed south of the local area as both orf ecg have gone with a
broken stratus deck and light wind. Plenty of moisture is keeping
the insitu-wedge in check with areas of light rain drizzle and
fog this morning. In addition, weak impulse along the coast is
keeping sct shwrs going along the ERN shore.
High res data showing a "status-quo" scenario through mid morning.
Pcpn is progged to expand in coverage and become more showery in
nature this afternoon as the wedge begins to erode somewhat across
the ERN half of the fa. This should lead to some partial Sun across
sern coastal sections. However, expect the piedmont to remain socked
in all day. Likely pops will be maintained across the north today
where the best lift will be. Chc pops south. Kept thunder out of
fcst based on little if any instab north of the bndry. Temps tricky
with highs from the upr 60s NW to the lwr 80s se.
Short term 6 pm this evening through Wednesday
As of 300 am edt Monday...
the frontal boundary remains south of the fa tonight, then lifts
back north as a warm front Tuesday as the high moves farther east.
Plenty of low-level moisture in combination with the front should
result in widespread low clouds. Pops taper off south to north
tonight with lows ranging from the mid 60s NW to the low 70s se.
Clouds will be slow to lift Tuesday, with variably to partly cloudy
conditions by aftn as the warm front lifts north of the area. This
brings back the late summer heat and humidity. In addition, tropical
moisture approaches from the SE late due to a low offshore. This
will bring a chc of afternoon convection. Highs from the upr 70s
nw to the mid 80s se.
Models continue to show a tropical low approaching the nc coast late
tue aftrn, tracking nne along the outer banks Tuesday night, pushing
offshore into the vacapes Wednesday ahead of an approaching cold front.
Very humid Tuesday night into Wednesday with the tropical influence.
Lows Tuesday night range from the upper 60s NW to low mid 70s se.
Increased pops across the WRN zones Wed aftrn as the models are
showing a quicker increase in moisture along and ahead of the
front. Highs Wednesday in the mid upper 80s with dewpoints in
the low mid 70s.
Long term Wednesday night through Sunday
As of 400 pm edt Sunday...
unsettled conditions to persist through the first half of the
extended period with a stalled frontal boundary lingering across
southern portions of the region. A cold front slowly crosses the
region late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Showers and
thunderstorms will increase in coverage from northwest to southeast
Wednesday night. Both the GFS and ECMWF have this front lingering
across southeastern portions of the area during the day Thursday
into Friday allowing for the continued threat of showers and
thunderstorms. A secondary cold front makes its way through the area
on Friday with high pressure building back north of the area Friday
night into Saturday. There still remains some uncertainty with the
timing of this secondary front and a few showers may try to linger
across the far southeast Friday night into Saturday. Cooler and
drier conditions Saturday and Sunday with high pressure building
over the region. There should be a big spread in temperatures across
the region on Thursday with another wedge trying to set up. Highs
will range from the lower 70s NW to the low mid 80s se. Highs will|
then generally range from the upper 70s to lower 80s Friday through
Sunday with dewpoints dropping off slightly late Friday into the
weekend. Lows generally upper 50s to low 60s inland and upper 60s to
low 70s at the coast.
Aviation 07z Monday through Friday
As of 130 am edt Monday...
wedge firmly in place with the frontal boundary as far SE as the
nrn outer banks. NE flow along with deep moisture is keeping ifr
conditions across most sites except orf ecg where CIGS vary from
MVFR toVFR the farther south one goes. In addition, areas of
light rain drizzle and fog results in reduced vsbys as well.
These conditions will continue through most of this forecast
period as yet another wave of low pressure tracks north of the
area keeping the ifr conditions in place. Exception will be at
orf ecg where MVFR toVFR CIGS will prevail. NE winds become
gusty (btwn 15-20 kts) along the ERN shore southern ches bay.
Outlook: st reduced vsbys cont into Tuesday morning, with
conditions improving Tuesday aftrn as the front gradually lifts
n through the region. The front remains N of the area Wednesday,
with another cold front approaching from the NW Thursday and
into the area Friday.
As of 250 am edt Monday...
frontal boundary remains INVOF nc coastal waters attm... It is
expected to drift S a bit today. Ene winds have thus far not
increased as much as expected N of that boundary. Most models
do indicate an increase to at least marginal low end SCA takes
place today... Lasts into this eve early tonight as sfc hi pres
remains INVOF new england. Waves seas are expected to build as
well. Winds slowly become SE (late) tonight into Tue W speeds
generally lower to AOB 15 kt. Prolonged onshore fetch will
likely result in seas AOA 5 ft into midweek.
Raised today's rip risk to high for atlantic beach on the va md
Tides coastal flooding
As of 250 am edt Monday...
onshore winds do increase across the entire region later today
as strong sfc hi pres remains centered INVOF new england. Tidal
anomalies will once again increase at bit for much of the area,
with possible shallow minor flooding late tonight through tue
(esp for counties in va md INVOF middle and upper ches bay).
Kdox is offline due to an equipment issue. Parts are on order
and technicians hope to have radar online after parts are
received. However, no return to service time is available at
Akq watches warnings advisories
Marine... Small craft advisory until 5 pm edt this afternoon for anz635-
Small craft advisory until midnight edt tonight for anz630>632-
Small craft advisory until 6 am edt Wednesday for anz650-652-
near term... Mpr
short term... Mpr ajz
long term... Ajb
marine... Alb tmg
tides coastal flooding... Alb
Weather Reporting StationsEDIT (on/off)  Help NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|SWPV2 - 8638610 - Sewells Point, VA||1 mi||41 min||80°F||1021.2 hPa|
|WDSV2 - 8638614 - Willoughby Deguassing , VA||4 mi||41 min||N 4.1 G 6||70°F||1020.7 hPa|
|DOMV2 - 8638511 - Dominion Terminal Association, VA||5 mi||41 min||NNW 7 G 8||71°F||1021.7 hPa|
|MNPV2 - 8639348 - Money Point, VA||11 mi||35 min||NNW 4.1 G 5.1||72°F||81°F||1020.9 hPa|
|44087||12 mi||23 min||79°F||2 ft|
|44064||14 mi||33 min||NNW 9.7 G 12||73°F||1020.8 hPa|
|CHBV2||16 mi||41 min||NW 11 G 12||73°F||1020 hPa|
|CHYV2 - 8638999 - Cape Henry, VA||18 mi||35 min||NW 12 G 12||74°F||1019.4 hPa|
|44072||19 mi||33 min||NNW 12 G 16||72°F|
|YKRV2 - 8637611 - York River East Rear Range Light, VA||22 mi||35 min||NNW 12 G 14||71°F||1021.6 hPa|
|YKTV2 - 8637689 - Yorktown, VA||22 mi||41 min||NNW 9.9 G 11||70°F||79°F||1021 hPa|
|KPTV2 - 8632200 - Kiptopeke, VA||25 mi||41 min||N 5.1 G 7||78°F|
|44099 - Cape Henry, VA (147)||33 mi||23 min||79°F||3 ft|
|YRSV2 - Chesapeake Bay,VA||39 mi||53 min||NW 1.9||69°F||1023 hPa||69°F|
|WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA||59 mi||41 min||NNE 5.1 G 6||71°F||74°F||1021.3 hPa|
|44014 - VIRGINIA BEACH 64 NM East of Virginia Beach, VA||83 mi||33 min||SE 1.9 G 1.9||75°F||75°F||4 ft||1021.1 hPa (-0.3)||73°F|
Wind History for South Craney Island, VA(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Norfolk, Naval Air Station, VA||3 mi||84 min||NNW 7||7.00 mi||Overcast||71°F||69°F||94%||1021.6 hPa|
|Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport, VA||8 mi||32 min||NW 4||10.00 mi||Overcast||72°F||70°F||94%||1021 hPa|
|Langley Air Force Base, VA||11 mi||87 min||NW 4||10.00 mi||Fair||69°F||69°F||100%||1022 hPa|
|Newport News, Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport, VA||17 mi||29 min||NNW 7||10.00 mi||Overcast||69°F||66°F||93%||1021.5 hPa|
|Virginia Beach, Oceana, Naval Air Station, VA||18 mi||27 min||NW 7||10.00 mi||Overcast||72°F||71°F||97%||1020.8 hPa|
|Chesapeake, Chesapeake Municipal Airport, VA||19 mi||28 min||WNW 3||4.00 mi||Fog/Mist||69°F||68°F||96%||1021.3 hPa|
|Fort Eustis / Felker, VA||21 mi||87 min||N 4||10.00 mi||Overcast||69°F||66°F||94%||1021.3 hPa|
|Suffolk, Suffolk Municipal Airport, VA||22 mi||48 min||N 0||1.50 mi||Fog/Mist||69°F||68°F||100%||1022 hPa|
Wind History from NGU (wind in knots)
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