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Marine Weather and Tides
Nanticoke Acres, MD

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Sunrise 6:48AMSunset 7:01PM Thursday September 21, 2017 5:04 PM EDT (21:04 UTC) Moonrise 7:07AMMoonset 7:09PM Illumination 1% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 1 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- 433 Pm Edt Thu Sep 21 2017
Rest of this afternoon..N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tonight..W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Fri..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri night..NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sat..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat night..NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sun..NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Mon..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
ANZ500 433 Pm Edt Thu Sep 21 2017
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. A ridge of high pressure will remain over the eastern united states through early next week.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Nanticoke Acres, MD
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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Fxus61 kakq 211904
afdakq
area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
304 pm edt Thu sep 21 2017

Synopsis
High pressure will remain centered northwest of the area through the
weekend while tropical cyclone jose lingers off the new england
coast. Hurricane maria is expected to track between the bahamas
and bermuda early next week.

Near term through tonight
High pressure is centered over the ohio valley this afternoon,
providing dry and warm conditions with limited cloud cover.

Scattered thunderstorms have bubbled up just to our south
across east-central nc this afternoon along a weak
convergence sea breeze boundary. Given a steering flow from the
ne limiting convection to our ssw, and agreement from the
latest hi-res guidance, it will be hard to see more than a stray
pop-up TSTM across our interior NE nc counties west of the
chowan river. Have limited slight chc pops (~20%) in that area
through 00z. Otherwise, mainly clear and warm this evening, with
temps falling back into the 60s to near 70 tonight.

Short term Friday through Sunday
High pressure will remain centered to the n-nw of the local area
through the weekend. Sky conditions will be no worse than partly
to mostly sunny. Continued warm and dry with highs generally in
the low mid 80s, except mid upr 70s at the beaches. Lows in the
60s.

Long term Sunday night through Thursday
High pressure remains strong invof ERN great lakes and interior
ne CONUS late in the weekend into Mon before weakening
thereafter. Meanwhile... A much weakened remnant circulation (of
jose) slowly circulates sse of new england. Other than periodic
clouds... ESP at the coast by over the weekend-mon due to light
onshore flow... Expecting dry mainly warm. Lows Sun night mainly
in the m-u60s. Highs Mon in the u70s-around 80f at the
coast... M80s inland.

Wx conditions tue-wed remain dependent on track of tropical
cyclone maria. A track closer to the coast (than that of jose)
would bring increasing winds pops... Esp ERN portions of fa... More
to the E would result in drier-continued warm wx. For now... Generally
going W partly cloudy W low pops (e portions). Monitor forecasts
from TPC on maria through the weekend. Dry warm wx expected thu.

Aviation 19z Thursday through Tuesday
GenerallyVFR conditions are expected through the forecast period as
high pressure influences our weather pattern. N winds 5-10 kt will
become light and variable by tonight.

Outlook: generallyVFR dry conditions are anticipated through the
weekend period as high pressure builds into the region.

Marine
Tropical storm jose located SE of CAPE cod early this afternoon
is forecast to slowly back to the wsw through Sunday. Meanwhile,
hurricane maria is located N of the dominican republic and is
forecast to track to the nnw through Sat and then nne through
mon Tue about equidistant from the carolina coast and bermuda.

Long period swell continues to propagate toward the coast with seas
generally 3-6ft. Some portions of the area will have seas fall
below 5 ft at times next couple days. However... The SCA for
hazardous seas will continue and will be extended to 22z Sat as
the ene swell continues. Swell arrives from maria most likely
beginning late in the weekend. Scas for seas will likely be
needed through sun. The bulk of the forecast guidance keeps
maria offshore during the early to middle portions of next week.

Monitor the TPC forecast for the official forecast track of
maria through the weekend. A further increase in seas is
expected mon-wed along with an increasing N wind tues-wed.

Tides coastal flooding
Tidal departures continue to fall today, with tidal departures
generally averaging less than 1.5 ft above normal tide. This has
allowed all of our sites to stay below flood stage during
today's high tide, with the exception of lewisetta, bishops head
and bayford, which may go one more high tide cycle late this
afternoon into this evening with minor flooding. As such, will
cancel expire all of the coastal flood advisories with the
exception of the central bay. Water levels should remain
elevated all all sites throught the weekend, but given that the
swell is not as large as what it has been, they should stay just
below flood after tomorrow. Will need to watch for additional
flooding next week, especially in the bay, as the swell from
maria moves into the area.

High risk for rip currents for all beaches adjacent to coastal
waters continues today and possibly tomorrow as swell nearshore
waves will be slow to subside.

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... Coastal flood advisory until 7 pm edt this evening for
mdz021>023.

Nc... None.

Va... Coastal flood advisory until 6 pm edt this evening for vaz075-
077-078-084>086.

Marine... Small craft advisory for hazardous seas until 6 pm edt
Saturday for anz650-652-654-656-658.

Synopsis... Jdm
near term... Jdm
short term... Ajb jdm
long term... Alb
aviation... Jdm
marine... Ajz alb
tides coastal flooding... Akq


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 8 mi47 min WNW 9.9 G 12 79°F 78°F1015.9 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 23 mi47 min 84°F 78°F1016.7 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 27 mi47 min NNW 7 G 7 78°F 1016.6 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 28 mi35 min SW 1.9 G 1.9 80°F 1015.2 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 29 mi53 min N 5.1 G 8.9 81°F 78°F1015.5 hPa
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 33 mi35 min NNE 3.9 G 3.9 80°F 1016.6 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 34 mi47 min NW 6 G 7
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 35 mi47 min E 4.1 G 4.1 80°F 76°F1015.9 hPa
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 44 mi47 min ESE 7 G 8.9 77°F 76°F1016.1 hPa
OCSM2 45 mi185 min 3 ft
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 47 mi47 min ESE 4.1 G 5.1 79°F 78°F1015.8 hPa
44089 47 mi35 min 76°F3 ft
BTHD1 49 mi185 min 3 ft

Wind History for Bishops Head, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Cambridge-Dorchester Airport, MD20 mi80 minNNW 710.00 miFair84°F66°F55%1015.6 hPa
Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD22 mi71 minNNE 610.00 miA Few Clouds84°F66°F55%1015.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Roaring Point, Nanticoke River, Maryland
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Roaring Point
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Thu -- 03:20 AM EDT     2.82 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:06 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 09:59 AM EDT     0.06 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:43 PM EDT     2.93 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:01 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:09 PM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 10:27 PM EDT     0.14 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Salisbury, Maryland (2 miles below) Current
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Salisbury
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Thu -- 01:34 AM EDT     0.76 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 04:44 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:03 AM EDT     -0.97 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 08:05 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 11:07 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 01:54 PM EDT     0.77 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:00 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 07:00 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:07 PM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 08:20 PM EDT     -1.02 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 11:36 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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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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Wind Forecast for Wakefield, VA (17,4,5,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Dover AFB, DE
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