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Kilmarnock, VA

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Sunrise 7:12AMSunset 5:21PM Thursday January 23, 2020 12:27 PM EST (17:27 UTC) Moonrise 6:25AMMoonset 4:11PM 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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ANZ630 Chesapeake Bay From Smith Point To Windmill Point Va- 941 Am Est Thu Jan 23 2020
Rest of today..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Tonight..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Fri..E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Fri night..SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight.
Sat..S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming sw 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming W late. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sat night..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Sun..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Sun night..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Mon..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Mon night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
ANZ600 941 Am Est Thu Jan 23 2020
Synopsis for fenwick island de to currituck beach light nc out 20 nautical miles including virginia portion of the chesapeake bay currituck sound and portions of the james, york, and rappahannock rivers.. High pressure will gradually push off to the northeast today into tonight. Low pressure approaches from the west Friday with the trailing cold front crossing the area early Saturday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Kilmarnock, VA
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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FXUS61 KAKQ 231507 AFDAKQ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Wakefield VA 1007 AM EST Thu Jan 23 2020

SYNOPSIS. Canadian high pressure slides off the coast later today into tonight. Low pressure tracks across the region Friday night and Saturday morning. High pressure builds into the area for early next week.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/. As of 1000 AM EST Thursday .

Late morning weather analysis shows ~1031mb high pressure centered from just off the New England coast WSW to the Delmarva region. Upper ridging is building across the wrn Atlantic, while an upper trough is diving over the Plains. BKN cirrus has overspread much of the area from the WSW. 10 AM temperatures range from the low 30s NW to the low-mid 40s SE. The upper ridge axis will push offshore today allowing cirrus to continue to overspread the region resulting in partly-mostly cloudy conditions depending on the opacity of the cirrus. Meanwhile, high pressure at the surface weakens and begins to slide offshore. High temperatures will be near seasonal averages ranging from the mid/upper 40s NW to the low 50s SE.

The upper ridge slides farther offshore tonight as a vigorous closed upper low digs across the Mississippi Valley. High clouds continue to increase. Lows tonight range from the around 30F NW to upper 30s/low 40s SE, and these values will likely be achieved during the evening to early overnight hours, before becoming steady inland and rising toward the coast.

SHORT TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. As of 350 AM EST Thursday .

The upper low trundles ewd toward the Ohio Valley Friday. SSW flow aloft will allow moisture to spread nwd across the region, with a chc of showers arriving W of I- 95 during the aftn. However, the general consensus amongst 23/00z guidance is for the deeper moisture and vertical ascent to wait until evening before reaching the Piedmont. In situ wedging appears weaker given a slower onset to rain. Therefore, highs have been nudged up a few degrees to the upper 40s/low 50s over the Piedmont (still mid 40s far NW), to the mid 50s from central VA to the Ern Shore, and around 60F for far SE VA/NE NC.

The upper low lifts newd toward the Ern Great Lakes Friday night into Saturday as a moist frontal band lift across the Mid- Atlantic Friday night into Saturday morning. PoPs increase to 80-90% Friday night into Saturday morning for the area, but the window of pcpn for any given region is on the order of 3hrs. Moderate to occasional heavy rain is possible. However, given a relatively short duration QPF ranges from 0.25-0.4" SE to 0.75-0.9" NW. Mild Friday night with low temperatures in the mid 40s NW to the low 50s SE. The chc of rain quickly diminishes SW-NE Saturday with most areas becoming dry and partly cloudy by aftn. The system basically amounts to a warm occlusion and highs Saturday will be rather mild ranging from the low/mid 50s over the Piedmont, to the low 60s SE. Morning low clouds are possible over the Piedmont are possible given the lack of CAA.

LONG TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. As of 230 PM EST Wednesday .

This period to be governed by high pressure/dry conditions. NW flow behind the departing low Sun/Mon. The high moves overhead Tue then pushes offshore Wed. This results in aoa normal temps thru the prd. Highs Sun upr 40s-lwr 50s, mid 40s-lwr 50s Mon/Tue, then upr 40s-mid 50s Wed. Lows in the 30s to near 40 se.

AVIATION /15Z THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. As of 640 AM EST Thursday .

1030mb high pressure is centered over the Mid-Atlantic region as of 12z. There is still some pressure gradient over SE VA/NE NC and the wind is N to NNE ~10kt at ORF/ECG, and calm to very light RIC/SBY/PHF. Mostly clear with thin cirrus spreading in from the W. High pressure will remain over the region today and weaken. Cirrus will increase and thicken, with sct-bkn SC ~4-6kft pushing onshore around ECG midday into the aftn. The wind will be light out of the NE. High pressure will slide offshore tonight with clouds continuing thicken and lower, but cigs are expected to remain VFR most of the night. However, some of the latest high-res data is suggesting MVFR/IFR stratus could spread nwd into s-central and central VA around 12z Friday.

Low pressure will approach from the W Friday and pass across the region Friday night into early Saturday bringing rain and degraded flight conditions. Upper level low pressure crosses the region Saturday into Sunday, which should only bring passing mid-clouds and a 20-30% of showers (mainly Saturday aftn from RIC-SBY). Weak high pressure builds in from the W Monday aftn.

MARINE. As of 350 AM EST Thursday .

High pressure is centered over the area this morning, and will continue to slide NE throughout the day. This is resulting in light N/NE winds 5-15 kts across the area waters. Waves in the bay are 1-2 ft. Seas are 2-4 ft for the coastal waters from Virginia Beach up to the MD eastern shore, and 4-6 ft for the northern outer banks. The elevated seas over the northern outer banks and southern portion of the tidewater coastal zone are expected to persist through Thursday, the SCA was extended to 06Z Friday.

Winds will become more easterly on Friday as the high continues to move NE away from the area. Wind speeds tick up to 10-15 kts with gusts around 20 kts by late in the day Friday, and increase to 15-20 kts with gusts around 25 kts by Saturday morning with a SE flow ahead of an approaching low pressure system. Waves/seas build throughout the day on Friday with the persistent easterly flow, and by Saturday morning expect 3-5 ft waves in the bay and seas 6-8 ft.

Cold front associated with the low pressure system crosses the area waters Saturday morning. Westerly flow expected after the frontal passage. SCA waves/seas will likely persist into Sunday. High pressure builds in late Sunday and remains in place for the early part of next week with sub-SCA conditions expected.

AKQ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MD . None. NC . None. VA . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 1 AM EST Friday for ANZ656-658.

SYNOPSIS . AJZ/MPR NEAR TERM . AJZ/ERI SHORT TERM . AJZ LONG TERM . MPR AVIATION . AJZ MARINE . CMF


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44058 - Stingray Point, VA 11 mi70 min N 9.7 G 12 42°F1032.9 hPa
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 20 mi64 min N 2.9 G 5.1 38°F 37°F1029.7 hPa
RPLV2 - 8632837 - Rappahannock Light, VA 20 mi58 min N 11 G 13 1030 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 21 mi40 min N 9.7 G 12 37°F 41°F1029.5 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 31 mi58 min NW 6 G 7
YRSV2 - Chesapeake Bay,VA 31 mi58 min NNW 1 38°F 1030 hPa32°F
YKRV2 - 8637611 - York River East Rear Range Light, VA 33 mi58 min NE 8.9 G 9.9 41°F 1029.5 hPa
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 34 mi58 min NE 11 G 13 44°F 37°F1028.7 hPa
YKTV2 - 8637689 - Yorktown, VA 36 mi58 min N 4.1 G 5.1 41°F 43°F1028.6 hPa
44072 37 mi48 min ESE 12 G 14 40°F
KPTV2 - 8632200 - Kiptopeke, VA 42 mi64 min NE 6 G 9.9 40°F
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 42 mi58 min WSW 2.9 G 5.1 40°F 42°F1029.4 hPa
44087 49 mi58 min 44°F2 ft

Wind History for Rappahannock Light, VA
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Airport Reports
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West Point, Middle Peninsula Regional Airport, VA29 mi53 minNNE 410.00 miFair40°F31°F71%1029.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Dividing Creek, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia
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Dividing Creek
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Thu -- 04:09 AM EST     -0.15 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:25 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:15 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 10:44 AM EST     1.17 feet High Tide
Thu -- 04:11 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 05:07 PM EST     -0.10 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:18 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 10:59 PM EST     0.90 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Fleet Point, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia
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Fleet Point
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Thu -- 04:42 AM EST     -0.14 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:25 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:15 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:05 AM EST     1.11 feet High Tide
Thu -- 04:11 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 05:18 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 05:40 PM EST     -0.10 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 11:20 PM EST     0.86 feet High Tide
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