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Marine Weather and Tides
Saxis, VA

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Sunrise 6:51AMSunset 4:46PM Wednesday November 22, 2017 5:59 AM EST (10:59 UTC) Moonrise 10:08AMMoonset 8:17PM Illumination 14% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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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ANZ630 Chesapeake Bay From Smith Point To Windmill Point Va- 403 Am Est Wed Nov 22 2017
.small craft advisory in effect from 10 am est this morning through late tonight...
Through 7 am..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Today..W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming nw 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot... Building to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Showers likely early in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight..N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu..N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming nw 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Fri..N winds 5 kt...becoming sw late. Waves 1 foot.
Fri night..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Sat..SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Sat night..W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming nw 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sun..NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
ANZ600 403 Am Est Wed Nov 22 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.. Weak low pressure will track northeast just off the coast this morning ahead of a cold front. The cold front is expected to move offshore by late morning. High pressure builds back into the area for thanksgiving day and Friday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Saxis, VA
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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Fxus61 kakq 220900
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
400 am est Wed nov 22 2017

Synopsis
Weak low pressure tracks northeast along the carolina coast
early this morning, then pushes well off the mid- atlantic
coast later today as a cold front moves offshore. High pressure
builds back into the region this afternoon through Friday as
low pressure lingers off the southeast coast. Another cold front
crosses the area Saturday and Saturday night, with high pressure
building back in from the west early next week.

Near term through tonight
Moisture continuing to stream N from the SE CONUS coast into the
local area early this morning. Scattered to numerous showers
over central and eastern va and the md eastern shore, with lower
coverage in SE va. Latest radar suggests showers fill in enough
for at least a few hrs between now and 12z for likely pops all
areas east of i-95, and categorical for the md eastern shore
towards daybreak. Made these updates in the gridded forecast.

Temperatures fall only a few degrees through 12z for lows to the
mid-upper 40s W NW to the lower-mid 50s near the coast.

Low pressure progged to track NE off the va capes later this
morning and with the cold front moving offshore. Any lingering
showers look to move offshore after 15z. Column begins to dry
out west to east Wed as high pressure builds in from the wnw.

Mostly sunny west, becoming mostly sunny east by aftn. Lagging
caa, a mild start and aftn sunshine allows for high temps to
rise into the upper 50s north to the lower-mid 60s se. Mostly
clear tonight with caa. Lows coldest NW where mixing wanes
late... Lows in mid 20s there, upper 20s lower 30s much of
central va, and upper 30s around 40 f far se.

Short term Thursday through Saturday
Good model consensus for thanksgiving day and Friday, with ~1025
mb sfc high pressure progged to be centered over the oh tn
valley early, then settling over the local area by aftn and
through Friday as low pressure will be well south over the gulf
of mexico. This high keeps the moisture coming off of florida
south of the cwa. Mostly clear and cool Thu thu night and fri.

With fairly limited shallow mixing both days and very dry
conditions (dew pts mainly in the 20s), went on the cold side of
guidance both for highs Thu Fri and for lows Thu night fri
morning. This yields highs thanksgiving day mainly in the upper
40s around 50 f (lower 50s NE nc), lows Thu night Fri in the
upper 20s to lower 30s and highs Fri mainly in the mid 50s
(upper 50s se). Next upper trough moves into the great lakes fri
night sat. Still looks like bulk of mositure from the low to the
south will stay over the gulf stream as it lifts nne. Some
increase in clouds Fri night sat, but will have just a 20% pop
along albemarle sound in NE nc, dry elsewhere. Milder Fri night
with lows in the mid 30s inland to the lower-mid 40s NE nc
coast. Highs Sat upper 50s to lower 60s.

Long term Saturday night through Tuesday
The next cold front crosses the area late Sat sat night. Not
much in the way of moisture to work with (as it stays offshore), but
will carry slight chc pops NE sections of the CWA as upper level
shortwave passes by Sat night. Lows in the mid 30s- lwr 40s.

Dry and colder early next week as a 1025mb canadian high slowly
moves SE across the region. Trends are for this high to be a
little weaker and with less cold air, so have bumped temperatures
up a bit from previous forecast. Highs Sun upper 40s- lwr 50s.

Lows Sun night mid 20s- lwr 30s. Coldest day Mon with highs in
mid 40s to around 50 f. Lows Mon night mid 20s- lwr 30s. Highs
tue in the 50s.

Aviation 09z Wednesday through Sunday
Scattered to numerous showers to overspread terminals over the
next few hrs, with brief MVFR ifr vsbys possible in heavier
rain through 09z. CIGS gradually lower to 1500-2500 ft and
possibly down to ifr thresholds along the coast towards 12z. In
general have include a 2-3 hr period with tempo ifr conditions
(mainly vsbys) at area TAF sites at some pt from 08-12z.

Lingering low CIGS vsbys possible along the coast from 12-15z,
otherwise drying of the column will result in decreasing clouds
through the day with all TAF sites becomingVFR by 15-18z. Winds
shift to the nnw behind the cold frontal passage and will gust
to 15-20 kt through late morning and the aftn.VFR conditions
expected for the rest of the week as high pressure builds into
the region from the w.

Marine
Weak low pressure will track northeast just off the coast this
morning ahead of a cold front. The cold front is expected to move
offshore by 10 am. High pressure builds back into the area for
thanksgiving day and Friday.

Scas remain in effect for all the waters except the rappahannock
river, york river, and the upper james river. S-se winds 5-15 kt
early this morning will become NW then N and increase to 15-25 kt
with gusts up to 30 kt from late this morning into tonight. Waves
will build to 3-4 ft in the ches bay, and seas will build to 4-7 ft.

N winds will diminish late tonight into Thu morning, as cool high
pressure builds into the region. Sub-sca conditions then expected
thanksgiving day and Fri with high pressure nearby.

Equipment
Kdox remains down. Parts are on order and are expected to arrive wed.

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory from 10 am this morning to 7 am est
Thursday for anz634.

Small craft advisory from 10 am this morning to 4 am est
Thursday for anz630>632.

Small craft advisory from 1 pm this afternoon to 4 am est
Thursday for anz633.

Small craft advisory from 1 pm this afternoon to 1 am est
Thursday for anz638.

Small craft advisory from 10 am this morning to 10 am est
Thursday for anz650-652-654-656-658.

Synopsis... Lkb
near term... Lkb
short term... Lkb
long term... Lkb mpr
aviation... Alb lkb
marine... Jdm
equipment...



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 22 mi42 min SW 2.9 G 5.1 57°F 51°F1012.9 hPa
44089 24 mi30 min 57°F2 ft
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 26 mi42 min WNW 11 G 17 53°F 49°F1013.8 hPa
RPLV2 - 8632837 - Rappahannock Light, VA 30 mi42 min SSE 8 G 8.9 1013.2 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 33 mi30 min WNW 7.8 G 9.7 54°F 1012.7 hPa
44058 - Stingray Point, VA 37 mi30 min NW 9.7 G 16 55°F 1013.3 hPa
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 39 mi42 min WNW 7 G 8.9 53°F 52°F1013.5 hPa
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 44 mi48 min N 4.1 G 5.1 58°F 52°F1013.7 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 45 mi42 min W 1 G 1
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 47 mi42 min SW 8.9 G 12 54°F 54°F1012.9 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 48 mi42 min W 13 G 19 54°F 1013.7 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 49 mi48 min 53°F 50°F1014.3 hPa

Wind History for Bishops Head, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Wallops Flight Facility Airport, VA14 mi66 minS 810.00 miA Few Clouds59°F59°F100%1013 hPa
Melfa / Accomack Airport, VA19 mi90 minSSE 710.00 miPartly Cloudy61°F57°F90%1013.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Saxis, Starling Creek, Pocomoke Sound, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Saxis
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Wed -- 01:53 AM EST     2.03 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:51 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:27 AM EST     0.34 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 10:08 AM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 02:10 PM EST     2.49 feet High Tide
Wed -- 04:46 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 08:17 PM EST     Moonset
Wed -- 09:16 PM EST     0.36 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.51.921.91.71.30.90.60.40.40.71.21.72.22.52.42.21.81.30.90.50.40.40.7

Tide / Current Tables for Ape Hole Creek, Pocomoke Sound, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Wed -- 02:27 AM EST     2.14 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:51 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:48 AM EST     0.29 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 10:08 AM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 02:42 PM EST     2.55 feet High Tide
Wed -- 04:47 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 08:17 PM EST     Moonset
Wed -- 09:41 PM EST     0.35 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.41.82.12.11.91.51.10.60.40.30.511.62.12.52.52.421.51.10.60.40.40.6

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Wind Forecast for Wakefield, VA (5,6,7,8)
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