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Marine Weather and Tides
West Pocomoke, MD

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
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Sunrise 5:40AMSunset 8:31PM Wednesday June 28, 2017 3:05 AM EDT (07:05 UTC) Moonrise 9:45AMMoonset 11:04PM Illumination 18% 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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ANZ543 Tangier Sound And The Inland Waters Surrounding Bloodsworth Island- 131 Am Edt Wed Jun 28 2017
.small craft advisory in effect until 8 am edt this morning...
.small craft advisory in effect from this evening through late tonight...
Overnight..N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wed..W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wed night..S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu..S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Thu night..S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Fri..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Fri night..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Sat..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.
Sun..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
ANZ500 131 Am Edt Wed Jun 28 2017
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. A weak cold front will cross the chesapeake bay region tonight. High pressure will move over the area Wednesday before shifting to bermuda through Thursday. Small craft advisory conditions are possible over portions of the waters Thursday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near West Pocomoke, MD
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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250 am edt Wed jun 28 2017

Synopsis
High pressure builds over the area today... Then slides off the
coast for Wednesday night through Friday.

Near term through today
Sfc hi pres will build over the region on today... Providing dry
wx and very comfortable conditions under a sunny or mostly
sunny sky. Highs in the l-m80s... Except m-u70s at the beaches.

Short term tonight through Friday
The high will slide out to sea later tonight thru fri. Dry
wx will prevail. Ssw flow will start to increase on thu
resulting in a warmer and more humid airmass. Clear or mostly
clear tonight with lows 55 to 60f inland... 60 to 65f at the
coast. Partly to mostly sunny on Thu with highs in the m80s to
around 90f... L80s at the beaches.

That ssw flow will bring increasing dewpts low level moisture
into the region for Thu night and fri. Enough of that moisture
combined with heating and very weak lift could trigger isold
shras tstms over far SRN SW counties Fri evening. Lows thu
night in the m60s to around 70f. Highs on Fri in the 80s-
l90s... L80s at the beaches.

Long term Friday night through Tuesday
Long term period will feature a fairly typical summertime pattern
with a weakening cold front approaching from the W NW on Sat with a
lee sfc trough out ahead of the front. Still capping pops at 20-40%
in the aftn evening under partly-mostly sunny skies as any more
significant forcing stays NW closer to the front. Lows mainly 70-75
f with highs Sat primarily in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Sunday
will see the front wash out across the local area, will maintain 20-
30% pops (except 30 to 40% over northeast nc). Highs in the upper
80 around 90 f. May even be able to lower pops a little more across
the N with later model runs but wanted to keep some continuity given
the weak front and a lot of uncertainty as to how much it actually
weakens. Mon Tue will see the local area generally in light flow and
minimal forcing. It will be very warm and humid with enough
aftn early evening instability along a lee trough for ~20% pops most
areas. Highs 90-95 f inland and mid-upper 80s lower 90s near the
coast. Lows generally 70-75 f.

Aviation 07z Wednesday through Sunday
Sfc hi pres builds over the region today... Then shifts slowly
off the coast thu-fri.VFR conditions W mainly light winds (aob
10 kt) into thu... Some increase in speeds but remaining mainly
aob 15 kt Thu afternoon into Fri as winds become ssw. The next
chance for shras tstms will be late fri-sat.

Marine
A brief northerly surge is impacting the middle lower bay early
this morning in the wake of a weak frontal passage. Wind gusts
up to 25 kt will occur thru 4 am or so. Due to the short
duration of these elevated winds will opt to handle with a
marine weather statement as opposed to a small craft advisory.

Waves on the bay will build to 3 ft for a time early this
morning with the increased winds. Winds become nne around 10 kt
all areas by late morning. As sfc high pressure builds overhead
this aftn, expect much lighter onshore flow to develop at 5-10
kt. High pressure slides well off the coast Thursday Friday with
return flow resulting in increasing s-sw winds to 15-20 kt.

Waves 2-3 ft on the bay and seas possibly building to 4-5 ft
north of parramore island (genly more like 2-4 ft for southern
coastal waters). SCA headlines may be needed late Thu thu night.

A slow moving cold a front approaches from the NW Sat but
weakens by the time it reaches the local area on Sunday. Thus,
outside of any tstms conditions will be sub-sca with winds only
10-15 kt or less.

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Alb tmg
near term... Alb
short term... Alb tmg
long term... Lkb
aviation... Jef wrs
marine... Jdm


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44089 26 mi65 min 67°F1 ft
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 27 mi47 min N 5.1 G 8 67°F 76°F1018.9 hPa
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 31 mi47 min N 9.9 G 14 68°F 67°F1018.5 hPa
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 33 mi47 min NW 1.9 G 4.1 65°F 77°F1018.2 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 41 mi45 min N 9.7 G 12 70°F 1018.1 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 43 mi47 min 70°F 81°F1019.5 hPa
RPLV2 - 8632837 - Rappahannock Light, VA 44 mi47 min N 22 G 24 1018.9 hPa
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 48 mi47 min N 8.9 G 13 71°F 79°F1019 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 49 mi47 min N 13 G 19 71°F 1019.6 hPa

Wind History for Bishops Head, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Wallops Flight Facility Airport, VA11 mi71 minNW 99.00 miThunderstorm in Vicinity Rain64°F57°F81%1018.3 hPa
Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD18 mi71 minN 510.00 miFair63°F55°F78%1018.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Pocomoke City, Pocomoke River, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Pocomoke City
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Wed -- 12:57 AM EDT     -0.17 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:41 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 06:53 AM EDT     1.91 feet High Tide
Wed -- 10:45 AM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 01:37 PM EDT     -0.21 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:26 PM EDT     1.74 feet High Tide
Wed -- 08:29 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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-0.1-0.2-00.40.91.41.81.91.81.410.50.1-0.2-0.20.10.511.51.71.71.51.10.7

Tide / Current Tables for Salisbury, Maryland (2 miles below) Current
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Salisbury
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Wed -- 01:15 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 04:10 AM EDT     0.88 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 05:41 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:37 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 10:45 AM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 11:01 AM EDT     -1.04 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 02:21 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 04:56 PM EDT     0.64 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 07:52 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 08:30 PM EDT     Sunset
Wed -- 11:07 PM EDT     -0.89 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Wakefield, VA (3,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Dover AFB, DE
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