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Marine Weather and Tides
Benedict, MD

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Sunrise 6:15AMSunset 7:55PM Wednesday April 25, 2018 7:51 PM EDT (23:51 UTC) Moonrise 2:24PMMoonset 3:05AM 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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ANZ533 Chesapeake Bay From North Beach To Drum Point- 732 Pm Edt Wed Apr 25 2018
.small craft advisory in effect through Thursday morning...
Tonight..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers this evening. Patchy fog this evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... Becoming sw 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Fri..SE winds 10 kt...becoming sw in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft. Rain.
Fri night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat night..NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Mon..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
ANZ500 732 Pm Edt Wed Apr 25 2018
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. Low pressure will move away from the waters tonight. High pressure will settle over the waters on Thursday. Low pressure will approach the waters Thursday night before passing through Friday. A cold front will pass through Saturday and high pressure will return for early next week. Small craft advisories will likely be needed on Friday and may be needed Sunday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Benedict, MD
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Area Discussion for - Baltimore, MD/Washington
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Fxus61 klwx 251905
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area forecast discussion
national weather service baltimore md washington dc
305 pm edt Wed apr 25 2018

Synopsis A cold front will cross the area tonight. High
pressure will return Thursday. Low pressure will move across the
area Friday. High pressure will build across the region Saturday
night and hold through the middle of next week.

Near term until 6 am Thursday morning
Widespread clouds and a few showers remain over the area
associated with southern stream upper low. This feature will
phase with a northern stream trough moving across the eastern
great lks tonight. Associated cold front will move across the
area late this evening with NW flow developing and winds
strengthening with clearing skies expected.

Short term 6 am Thursday morning through Friday night
Weak high pressure will build over the area thu. Next southern
stream system will lift from the gulf states Thu afternoon
and move across the area fri. Rain will overspread the area thu
night into Fri morning. Rainfall amounts from a tenth of an inch
across the far NW to up to an inch in st. Marys are expected.

Long term Saturday through Wednesday
A weak frontal boundary will move through the region early Saturday
morning. The cold front will be on the drier side and will lead to a
chance of scattered showers throughout our forecast area. The upper
level trough driving the surface front will move over our region
later in the day Saturday into Sunday. As the upper level trough
shifts further eastward, a strong surface high pressure system will
build into the region from the upper midwest and the great lakes
region on Sunday. Temperatures looks to rise into the upper 60s to
low 70s on Saturday along with some light winds.

Sunday through early next week, a strong high pressure system will
remain over the region. Skies are expected to remain mostly clear
with temperatures starting below average for the end of april in the
low to mid 60s and slowly rising into the 70s by Tuesday. Average
temperatures for the beginning of may are normally in the low 70s
which means that temperatures will likely reach average range or
higher for this time of the year next week. Winds look to remain
light and skies mostly clear through the long term.

Aviation 19z Wednesday through Monday
Cigs and vsbys gradually improving the rest of the day and this
evening as NW flow strengthens. Clearing tonight. Rain moves in
again Thu night and Fri morning with flight restrictions likely.

A weak frontal passage early Saturday will bring increasing clouds
and a chance for precipitation. Subvfr conditions will be possible
if scattered showers move through the region on Saturday.VFR
conditions are expected Sunday into Monday.

Marine
Winds will strengthen this evening with SCA conditions likely
through late morning thu. Winds diminish Thu afternoon and
evening with SCA conditions likely again Fri morning.

A weak frontal boundary will move our region early on Saturday. This
front will be mostly dry with a few showers possible. Winds be out
of the northwest and could reach up into 10 to 15 kt with higher
gust possible on Saturday. A small craft advisory will likely be
need for the bay areas. A strong high pressure system building over
the region will lead to lighter winds. Sub small craft advisory
conditions are likely Sunday into early next week as of now.

Tides coastal flooding
Water anomalies remain around a foot above normal. Despite, nw
flow developing, water models do not show any significant
negative anomalies developing. It appears straits point could be
at or just above minor coastal flooding threshold late this
evening. Hence, coastal flood advisory issued.

Lwx watches warnings advisories
Dc... None.

Md... Coastal flood advisory from 10 pm this evening to 2 am edt
Thursday for mdz017.

Va... None.

Wv... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory from 8 pm this evening to 11 am edt
Thursday for anz530>543.

Synopsis... Lfr
near term... Lfr
short term... Lfr
long term... Jmg
aviation... Lfr jmg
marine... Lfr jmg
tides coastal flooding... Lfr


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 14 mi41 min W 3.9 G 3.9 58°F 1005.3 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 17 mi51 min NW 1.9 G 2.9 60°F 53°F1004.6 hPa (+0.0)
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 17 mi51 min NW 7 G 9.9 60°F 1005.4 hPa (+0.0)
BSLM2 - Chesapeake Bay, MD 19 mi141 min NW 1.9 61°F 1005 hPa57°F
NCDV2 23 mi51 min W 1 G 2.9 61°F 57°F1004.5 hPa (+0.0)
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 27 mi51 min NW 11 G 11
TPLM2 - Thomas Point, MD 30 mi51 min NW 2.9 G 4.1 61°F 54°F1005.4 hPa (+0.0)61°F
WASD2 - 8594900 - Washington, DC 31 mi51 min NW 1.9 G 2.9 63°F 56°F1005.3 hPa (+0.0)
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 32 mi51 min 63°F 57°F1005.3 hPa (+0.0)
APAM2 - 8575512 - Annapolis, MD 34 mi51 min 62°F 1004 hPa (-0.3)
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 37 mi51 min NW 7 G 9.9 62°F 58°F1005.1 hPa (+0.4)
44042 - Potomac, MD 37 mi41 min WNW 9.7 G 12 58°F 1006.3 hPa
CPVM2 37 mi51 min 60°F 60°F
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 39 mi51 min WNW 8 G 9.9 60°F 61°F1005.1 hPa (-0.0)

Wind History for Cove Point LNG Pier, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
St Marys County Airport, MD15 mi74 minN 010.00 miOvercast61°F59°F94%1005.4 hPa
Patuxent River, Naval Air Station, MD21 mi2 hrsNW 61.25 miHeavy Rain Fog/Mist61°F60°F97%1004.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Benedict, Maryland
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Benedict
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Wed -- 04:05 AM EDT     Moonset
Wed -- 06:07 AM EDT     0.39 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 06:17 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 11:49 AM EDT     2.12 feet High Tide
Wed -- 03:24 PM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 06:50 PM EDT     0.46 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:52 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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21.81.41.10.80.50.40.50.81.31.722.121.81.41.10.80.50.50.611.62

Tide / Current Tables for Broomes Island, 0.4 mile south of, Maryland Current
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Broomes Island
Click for MapFlood direction 290 true
Ebb direction 110 true

Wed -- 12:14 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 03:12 AM EDT     -0.41 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 04:04 AM EDT     Moonset
Wed -- 06:10 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 06:16 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 09:06 AM EDT     0.39 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 12:24 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 03:24 PM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 03:39 PM EDT     -0.53 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 06:51 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 07:52 PM EDT     Sunset
Wed -- 09:47 PM EDT     0.44 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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