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Marine Weather and Tides
Charles City, VA

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Sunrise 5:49AMSunset 8:35PM Monday June 26, 2017 4:46 AM EDT (08:46 UTC) Moonrise 7:41AMMoonset 9:51PM Illumination 5% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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ANZ636 York River- 354 Am Edt Mon Jun 26 2017
Through 7 am..NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Today..N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
Tonight..SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
Tue..NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
Tue night..NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Wed..N winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
Wed night..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Thu..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Thu night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Fri..SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
ANZ600 354 Am Edt Mon Jun 26 2017
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 cold front crosses the region late today into early Tuesday. High pressure builds into the area through midweek, before sliding offshore late in the week.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Charles City, VA
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
306 am edt Mon jun 26 2017

Synopsis
A cold front will cross the area tonight... Bringing cooler and
drier weather through midweek. Surface high pressure will push
off the coast Wednesday and Thursday with warmer temperatures
for the latter half of the week.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
Weak sfc hi pres slides over the fa today. Drier airmass
becoming increasingly established over the local area... W
dewpoints continuing to lower. Starting out mainly sunny... Then
expecting sct-bkn CU development (w heating and local
seabreezes). Highs mainly in the l-m80s... U70s-around 80f at
the beaches.

Short term 6 pm this evening through Wednesday
Broad trough aloft sharpens into the great lakes oh valley by
tonight... Pushing a secondary cold front across the fa. Limited
moisture associated W this front... Though can not rule out an
isold shra... ESP on the coastal plain. Lows in the m-u50s inland
to the l-m60s at the coast.

A relatively potent S W aloft will track across the local area
tue as the axis of the trough aloft swing to the E coastdrop
across the local area. Despite dry airmass... This system could
prove strong enough to squeeze out isold sct shras tstms in the
afternoon... ESP E of I 95. Will carry 20-30% pops. Highs in the
u70s- l80s.

Sfc high pressure finally builds into over the region tue
night-wed providing dry weather and comfortable conditions
under a mainly clear sky. Lows in the l-m50s inland to the
u50s-l60s at the coast. Highs Wed 80-85f... M-u70s at the
beaches.

Long term Wednesday night through Sunday
Long term period will feature generally dry wx with near to
slightly above normal temps through the period. Sfc high pres
slides offshore Wed night into Thu allowing for S SW flow to
develop across the mid atlc and temps to MAX out in the mid-upr
80s thu. Similar conditions into Fri with a mostly sunny sky and
high temps in the upr 80s to lwr 90s. Next chance of rain
arrives Sat sat night with an approaching cold front. With this
several days out will cap pops at 30% for now, but may raise
pops for this in future updates if the timing holds.

Aviation 07z Monday through Friday
Vfr conditions through the 06z TAF forecast. Isold sct shras
and high based CIGS possible Tue (afternoon) as a secondary cold
front crosses the local area. Otherwise...VFR conditions are
expected for much of the week as sfc hi pres builds over the
region.

Marine
Benign boating conditions expected the next few days. Winds
remain under 10 kt today with a weak trough of low pressure in
the vicinity. A weak cold front pushes offshore Mon night into
tue morning, but with weak CAA expect N NW winds behind the
front only up to 10-15 kt. Sfc high pres returns for Wednesday
leading to aftn sea breezes. Waves over the bay only 1-2 ft with
seas over the coastal waters 2-3 ft thru wed. High pressure
slides well off the coast Thursday Friday with return flow
resulting in s-sw winds increasing to 10-20 kt. Waves 2-3 ft on
the bay and seas possibly building to 4-5 ft north of cape
charles.

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Alb mam
near term... Alb
short term... Alb
long term... Mas
aviation... Alb
marine... Jdm


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44041 - Jamestown, VA 22 mi46 min 72°F 83°F
YRSV2 - Chesapeake Bay,VA 24 mi76 min SSW 1.9 65°F 1019 hPa61°F
YKTV2 - 8637689 - Yorktown, VA 37 mi46 min W 5.1 G 7 70°F 78°F1017.3 hPa (+0.3)
YKRV2 - 8637611 - York River East Rear Range Light, VA 44 mi46 min NW 8 G 8.9 72°F 1017.7 hPa (-0.0)
DOMV2 - 8638511 - Dominion Terminal Association, VA 47 mi46 min NNW 5.1 G 8.9 75°F 1017.5 hPa (-0.0)
44072 48 mi36 min NW 9.7 G 12 75°F 1 ft

Wind History for Yorktown USCG Training Center, VA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Richmond, Richmond International Airport, VA15 mi52 minS 310.00 miFair63°F59°F87%1018.4 hPa
Chesterfield County Airport, VA20 mi50 minN 010.00 miFair59°F57°F93%1019.8 hPa
Petersburg, Dinwiddie County Airport, VA21 mi51 minN 010.00 miFair56°F55°F97%1018.6 hPa
Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport, VA24 mi51 minN 010.00 miFair66°F62°F88%1017.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Westover, James River, Virginia
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Westover
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Mon -- 05:05 AM EDT     3.12 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:40 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 11:58 AM EDT     -0.45 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 05:35 PM EDT     2.61 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:33 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:51 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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-0.20.41.22.22.83.132.51.810.2-0.3-0.4-0.20.51.32.12.52.62.31.710.4-0.1

Tide / Current Tables for City Point (Hopewell), James River, Virginia
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City Point (Hopewell)
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Mon -- 12:00 AM EDT     0.04 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 05:41 AM EDT     3.49 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:41 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 12:46 PM EDT     -0.15 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:22 PM EDT     3.10 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:33 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:51 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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00.31.12.12.93.43.53.12.41.71.10.50-0.10.31.22.12.73.132.51.91.20.7

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Wakefield, VA (4,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Wakefield, VA
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