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Marine Weather and Tides
Nanticoke Acres, MD

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10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 6:46AMSunset 4:48PM Sunday November 18, 2018 11:03 AM EST (16:03 UTC) Moonrise 2:38PMMoonset 1:45AM Illumination 81% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 11 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- 936 Am Est Sun Nov 18 2018
Rest of today..SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Tonight..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon night..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tue..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Tue night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Wed..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu..NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
ANZ500 936 Am Est Sun Nov 18 2018
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. High pressure over the waters today will shift off the new england coast tonight. SEveral waves of low pressure and their associated fronts will move near the waters through the middle of next week. Small craft advisories may be required for portions of the waters Tuesday and Tuesday night, and again Wednesday night into Thursday.


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 181140
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
640 am est Sun nov 18 2018

Synopsis
High pressure remains near the local area into Monday, maintaining
dry weather. A weak disturbance approaches the region late
Monday.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
As of 330 am est Sunday...

latest surface analysis shows high pressure centered just north of
the region. This area of high pressure will drift northeast early
this morning into this afternoon. Mostly clear skies across the
region this morning with only a few higher clouds. Patchy fog has
developed across the region, particularly across the piedmont, with
visbilities dropping below 3 sm at times. Expect fog to remain
patchy in nature and dissipate fairly quickly after sunrise this
morning. Expect another pleasant day with dry conditions, mostly
sunny skies, and slightly warmer temperatures compared to yesterday.

Temperatures will remain slightly below normal this afternoon,
climbing up into the mid to upper 50s (lower 60s across the se).

Light winds this afternoon, mainly out of the S se.

Short term 6 pm this evening through Tuesday night
As of 330 am est Sunday...

a weak coastal trough develops off the north carolina coast during
the day on Monday bringing a slight chance for rain showers across
the far SE during the day on Monday. Moisture appears to be fairly
limited with this system, thus have left pops generally at or below
20% for this period. A weak cold front approaches the region from
the NW later in the day on Monday into Tuesday. This feature will
bring the chance for a few additional showers across the north, but
expecting not much in the way of any QPF across the local area. Best
forcing remains off to the north of the region, so expect a mainly
dry frontal passage Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon. High
pressure builds back into the region by Tuesday night.

Monday will feature slightly warmer temperatures as the region will
be in southerly flow ahead of the next system, expect highs
generally in the lower 60s. Continued to stay on the warmer side of
guidance for Tuesday, with highs expected to make it up into the mid
50s NW to lower 60s se. Overnight lows will range from the upper 30s
to lower 40s away from the coast both Sunday night and Monday night.

Cooler and drier air works into the region Tuesday night which will
allow for lows to drop back into the 30s for much of the area.

Long term Wednesday through Saturday
As of 400 pm est Saturday...

the medium range period looks to be relatively quiet with dry wx and
below normal temperatures through fri, then becoming unsettled by
next Sat as low pressure moves NE from the gulf of mexico. Latest
suite of 12z 17 models are in good agreement that a strong upper
level trough moves ese from hudson bay canada on Wed to the canadian
maritimes by 12z fri. Strong cold sfc high pressure (>1035 mb) will
build SE from the upper great lakes to the NE states on
thanksgiving, before settling from eastern ny state new england to
the mid-atlc by fri. After a dry cool but seasonal day on Wed with
highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s, temperatures really trend colder
for thanksgiving day and Fri with highs only in the 40s for the most
part even with ample sunshine. Lows will be mainly in the 30s wed
night, but down into the 20s for most of the region for thanksgiving
night Fri morning. By late Fri fri night into sat, the nw
flow confluent zone aloft shifts E off the new england coast and sfc
high pressure retreats to the ne. GFS is slowest to bring moisture
into the local area for sat, the gem ECMWF being a little faster.

Have gone with high chance to low-end likely pops by Sat aftn for
the piedmont with chance elsewhere. Highs will show the typical
cad wedge pattern, eventually reaching into the upper 50s to the
lower 60s over NE nc far SE va, while holding in the upper 40s lower
50s nw.

Aviation 12z Sunday through Thursday
As of 640 am est Sunday...

any patchy fog will dissipate shortly after sunrise and all sites
becomeVFR. Another dry day is anticipated for today with
increasing high level clouds later today into tonight. Winds are
either light and variable or calm this morning and will
increase to around 5 to 10 knots and become SE later this
afternoon.

Outlook: weak area of low pressure tracks across the region
Monday night into Tuesday bringing more cloud cover and the
potential for a few rain showers.VFR conditions are once again
expected late Tuesday through at least Thursday as high
pressure builds across the region.

Marine
As of 330 am est Sunday...

high pressure is centered from the ERN great lakes into the
mid-atlantic early this morning. The wind is generally NE 5-10kt,
with 2-3ft seas and ~1ft waves in the bay. High pressure will slide
offshore later today into tonight, with the wind becoming SE later
today, then SW Sunday night into Monday with speeds less than 15kt.

A weak area low pressure tracks across the NRN mid-atlantic Monday
night into early Tuesday. A cold front then moves through the area
Tuesday, with the wind becoming NW 10-15kt 15-20kt NRN ocean, then n
by Tuesday night. A brief period of SCA conditions are possible with
this CAA surge. High pressure briefly builds into the region
Wednesday, then another cold front pushes across the coast Wednesday
night as strong high pressure builds N of the region. CAA is more
robust with this front and will bring the potential for a period of
sca conditions. High pressure lingers over new england later in the
week resulting in persistent onshore flow. Seas will initially be 2-
3ft, then potentially build to 3-4ft later Tuesday into Tuesday
night, before subsiding to 2-3ft Wednesday, and then 4-6ft Wednesday
night into Thursday.

Hydrology
As of 1245 am est Sunday...

cancelled flood warning for richmond westham. River flood
warnings remain in effect for mattoax on the appomattox, on the
meherrin and sebrell on the nottoway. See flsakq for more site-
specific information

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Ajb mam
near term... Ajb
short term... Ajb
long term... Lkb
aviation... Ajb
marine... Ajz
hydrology...



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 8 mi34 min E 6 G 8.9 47°F 47°F1028.6 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 23 mi34 min 48°F 48°F1028.3 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 27 mi34 min S 9.9 G 12 46°F 1028.9 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 28 mi34 min SE 7.8 G 9.7 47°F 1027.7 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 29 mi34 min SE 8 G 9.9 46°F 52°F1028.1 hPa
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 33 mi34 min 47°F 1028.7 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 34 mi40 min SSE 8 G 9.9
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 35 mi34 min ESE 6 G 7 47°F 47°F1028.1 hPa
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 44 mi34 min SE 2.9 G 5.1 50°F 49°F1029.1 hPa
OCSM2 45 mi184 min 2 ft
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 47 mi34 min NE 7 G 8.9 52°F 48°F1028 hPa
44089 47 mi34 min 58°F2 ft

Wind History for Bishops Head, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Cambridge-Dorchester Airport, MD20 mi84 minESE 710.00 miFair45°F35°F71%1028.8 hPa
Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD22 mi70 minE 710.00 miFair48°F37°F68%1028.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Roaring Point, Nanticoke River, Maryland
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Tide / Current Tables for Salisbury, Maryland (2 miles below) Current
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Sun -- 01:43 AM EST     Moonset
Sun -- 02:08 AM EST     -0.62 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 06:03 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 06:47 AM EST     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:02 AM EST     0.42 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 11:39 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 02:36 PM EST     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:47 PM EST     -0.61 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 04:47 PM EST     Sunset
Sun -- 06:28 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 09:14 PM EST     0.43 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 11:45 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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