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Marine Weather and Tides
Dames Quarter, MD

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Sunrise 6:53AMSunset 7:22PM Sunday March 26, 2017 5:12 AM EDT (09:12 UTC) Moonrise 5:12AMMoonset 4:55PM Illumination 2% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 28 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- 431 Am Edt Sun Mar 26 2017
Rest of the overnight..E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Today..SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy drizzle.
Tonight..S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy drizzle.
Mon..S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Mon night..S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming nw after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed..N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu..N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming e. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers through the night. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
ANZ500 431 Am Edt Sun Mar 26 2017
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. A cold front will drop south into the mid-atlantic tonight before returning north as a warm front Monday. A cold front is expected to cross the chesapeake bay region Tuesday night. Small craft advisories are possible Tuesday night and Wednesday behind the cold front.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Dames Quarter, MD
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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Fxus61 kakq 260655
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
255 am edt Sun mar 26 2017

Synopsis
High pressure remains offshore the southeast coast through
Monday. A weak frontal boundary over the DELMARVA this morning
lifts back to the north late today into Monday. A cold front
crosses the region late Tuesday through Tuesday night.

Near term /until 6 pm this evening/
Weak sfc boundary has dropped S to between wal and mfv on the
ern shore and extends W just S of the potomac river. That
boundary likely to settle a bit farther S the next few hours.

Onshore winds... Bkn-ovc st temperatures in the m-u40s are found
n of the boundary... While mild/mainly partly cloudy conditions
prevail elsewhere.

Weakening low pres (sfc-aloft) will continue to track NE toward
the great lakes today... Pushing a weak low level boundary from
the W closer to the fa. Only slgt forcing aloft w/ this
system... Which will likely limit pcpn coverage as it draws
closer. The maritime low level air will be difficult/slow to
dislodge INVOF NE portions of the fa into this afternoon/evening.

Elsewhere... Mild w/ vrb clouds. Upper level s/w brushes nw
zones late and will have a 15-25% pops confined to the NW after
21z. Highs likely stuck to the 50s in low clouds over the md
eastern shore... W/ l-m70s in central/srn va-ne nc.

Short term /6 pm this evening through Tuesday/
Lows Sun night in the u40s-around 50f on the ERN shore to the
l-m50s elsewhere... W/ mainly dry conditions and partly cloudy se
to mostly cloudy on the lower md ERN shore and along-w of I 95.

Initial system lifts into/through new england mon... Leaving fa
w/ continued mild/warm conditions as hi pres (sfc-aloft) remains
invof SE CONUS coast. Vrb clouds Mon w/ pops mainly AOB 20%,
though will have a small area of 30% pops across the far n
through midday. Highs should warm a few degrees compared to
Sunday... Into the m-u70s over much of va and interior NE nc to
the u60s-l70s near the coast and over the eastern shore. Upper
level ridging to keep it mainly dry and continued warm Mon night
with lows in the 50s. Upper level trough pushes into the area
tue as a sfc cold front passes by late. Continued warm w/ highs
well into the 70s to near 80f if rain holds off. There will be
a higher chance for showers and aftn tstms. Will continue with
40-50% pops.

Long term /Tuesday night through Saturday/
Low pressure and assoc cold front will be pushing acrs the
region and off the coast Tue night... Maintaining slgt chc or
chc of showers. Dry wx expected for Wed thru most of thu, as
high pressure builds in fm the n. Chance for more showers and
possible tstms then Thu night into at least the first part of
sat, as low pressure and another assoc cold front approaches and
moves acrs the region.

Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s wed, in the mid 50s to mid 60s
thu and fri, and in the 60s to lower 70s sat. Lows in the mid
40s to lower 50s Tue night, in the lower to mid 40s Wed night
and Thu night, and in the mid 40s to lower 50s Fri night.

Aviation /07z Sunday through Thursday/
Sfc boundary has slid S through portions of the ERN shore the
past several hours... W/ onshore winds and development of st
invof sby. The boundary will likely make an attempt to make it
ssw to ric/phf/orf before daybreak. Continued ifr conditions
expected INVOF sby into this afternoon before potentially lifting
(slowly). Low prob for conditions approaching ifr cigs... Mainly
at ric before 12z/26.

MainlyVFR conditions expected otherwise through the 06z taf
period. Front approaches slowly from the W late today/tonight
and may result in isold shras at ric/sby. Unsettled wx conditions
will persist across the region through mid-week. Sub-vfr
conditions will be possible late overnight and into the early
morning hours primarily due to low ceilings. Scattered showers
becoming increasingly likely by tue/tue night. Periods of
reduced aviation conditions will be possible during times of
precipitation.

Marine
Relatively benign marine conditions expected the next several days
with no headlines anticipated.

A frontal boundary will remain nearly stationary across the lower md
ern shore today, before lifting back north of that area tonight. Low
pressure and its associated cold front will track from the srn
plains ene and across the local area Tue into early Wed morning.

Other than winds turning to the E or SE for today into this evening,
expect SW or S winds 15 kt or less tonight thru Tuesday.

As low pressure moves out to sea late Tue night thru wed
morning, winds will turn to the NW then N arnd 10 kt or less.

High pressure will build in from the N for Wed night and thu, with
ne winds 15 kt or less. Seas 2-4 ft; waves 1-2 ft thru midweek.

Akq watches/warnings/advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Alb/lkb
near term... Alb
short term... Alb/lkb
long term... Tmg
aviation... Alb
marine... Jdm


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 9 mi42 min ENE 8.9 G 14 48°F 51°F1024.3 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 26 mi22 min NE 14 G 16 47°F 1023.4 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 28 mi42 min ENE 12 G 16 46°F 48°F1024.1 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 31 mi42 min E 8 G 9.9 47°F 1025.1 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 32 mi42 min ENE 6 G 7 48°F 48°F
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 34 mi42 min ENE 8 G 11 48°F 50°F1023.9 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 35 mi42 min E 8 G 8.9
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 38 mi22 min ESE 9.7 G 16 47°F 1025.7 hPa
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 42 mi42 min NE 12 G 17 48°F 56°F1023.5 hPa
44089 42 mi42 min 44°F3 ft
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 43 mi42 min NE 5.1 G 8.9 45°F 45°F1025.8 hPa
RPLV2 - 8632837 - Rappahannock Light, VA 46 mi42 min S 11 G 11 1023.5 hPa
44058 - Stingray Point, VA 47 mi32 min NE 7.8 G 9.7 51°F 1022.9 hPa

Wind History for Bishops Head, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD23 mi18 minENE 116.00 miFog/Mist46°F46°F100%1025.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Great Shoals Light, Monie Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Great Shoals Light
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Sun -- 01:11 AM EDT     2.44 feet High Tide
Sun -- 06:12 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 06:57 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:41 AM EDT     -0.04 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 01:37 PM EDT     2.62 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:55 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 07:21 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 08:09 PM EDT     -0.04 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.22.42.321.50.90.40-00.30.81.52.22.52.62.31.81.20.60.2-00.10.61.2

Tide / Current Tables for Salisbury, Maryland (2 miles below) Current
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Salisbury
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Sun -- 02:46 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 05:53 AM EDT     -0.92 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 06:11 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 06:56 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:08 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 11:57 AM EDT     0.71 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 03:05 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 05:54 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 06:15 PM EDT     -1.02 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 07:20 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:30 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
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 (5,6,7,8)
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