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Nanticoke Acres, MD

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Sunrise 6:01AMSunset 8:16PM Thursday July 29, 2021 9:41 PM EDT (01:41 UTC) Moonrise 10:42PMMoonset 10:44AM Illumination 68% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 20 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- 809 Pm Edt Thu Jul 29 2021
.small craft advisory in effect through late Friday night...
Tonight..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Fri..NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Fri night..N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat..NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming nw 5 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
Sun night..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon..N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming e. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Tue..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
ANZ500 809 Pm Edt Thu Jul 29 2021
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. A strong cold front will approach the area through this evening before crossing the region late tonight. A second, weaker front will cross the region Friday night. High pressure will build in for Saturday before another area of low pressure possibly affects the region Sunday. Small craft advisories may be needed Friday night.


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 292346 AFDAKQ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Wakefield VA 746 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

SYNOPSIS. Low pressure will track by north of the local area tonight to be followed by its trailing cold front during Fri. The front stalls across the Carolinas by Saturday. Low pressure moves east along the front Sunday.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM FRIDAY MORNING/. As of 745 PM EDT Thursday .

Isolated supercell continues to drop SSE east of the Richmond metro. This long-lived cell has a history of wind damage and has shown impressive hail signatures on radar. If the cell can manage to hold together it could impact the Williamsburg area and areas to the south and southeast. The environment across the region remains supportive of strong to severe storms but will little forcing to trigger any new convection. Severe Thunderstorm Watch 402 is in effect until 9pm.

Additional showers with a chance of thunder could impact the NE portion of the area including the MD eastern shore and Northern Neck after midnight tonight. Lows tonight in the low 70s N to the mid and upper 70s S.

SHORT TERM /6 AM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY/. As of 310 PM EDT Thursday .

The cold front progresses into/through srn/SE portions of the FA Fri Right now. SPC has MRGL along/S of the Albemarle Sound . still will carry 20-30% far srn/SE VA across NE NC before the frontal passage. Will be another hot/humid day (heat indices topping out around 100F one last day in this stretch) across srn/SE VA and NE NC (pre-frontal passage) while drying/lowering dew points occurs over central/nrn portions. Highs in the u80s-l90s.

Any lingering SHRAs/tstms Fri evening likely to diminish/end early. Period of NNE winds (gusty at the coast) and cold/dry air advection Fri night into Sat ends the recent period of high humidity heading into the weekend. Low Fri night in the l60s N to around 70F far SE.

The front stalls across the Carolinas by Sat. Expecting mostly sunny conditions N and partly sunny S and very comfy for the last day of July Highs in the l80s. u70s right along the coast/beaches.

This time of year . hard to keep the dry/cooler wx here. Hi pres shifts off the SE coast of New England Sat night leading to a quick return of moisture from the SSW. A series of lo pres systems forecast to moves along the stalled front (across NC). Increasing PoPs to 50-70% (mainly SHRAs) for late Sat night into Sun afternoon along w/ widespread clouds. Lows Sat night mainly in the m-u60s. Highs Sun in the 70s to l80s.

LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/. As of 100 PM EDT Thursday .

Unsettled wx conditions expected early/mid next week as trough aloft amplifies through Great Lakes and OH/TN Valleys. Initially a frontal boundary is forecast to push just offshore Sun night/Mon then due to the trough digging in to the W of the FA . the front would likely back WNW into the local area through mid week. The overall pattern setting up is fairly typical for mid Summer (and fits an MJO forecast of a transition from phase 6 to phases 8 and 1 - favoring BLO normal temps and near-ABV normal pcpn) and usually leads to a few/several days of high potential for SHRAs/tstms and psbl heavy rainfall. Have capped PoPs at 50% through the period.

Nighttime lows through the period mainly from the m60s to around 70F. Highs Mon 80-85F. Highs Tue in the l80s. Highs Wed and Thu in the l-m80s.

AVIATION /00Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/. As of 745 PM EDT Thursday .

Will show prevailing VFR at all sites through the 00z TAF period. One exception could be PHF where a long-lived supercell continues to drop SSE toward the terminal. Current trajectory would keep the core of the cell a bit to the west of PHF. Will include VCTS at PHF and VCSH at ORF for lingering precip this evening. Elsewhere, mostly dry tonight with SCT/BKN mid level cloud debris. A few showers or storms could impact SBY after midnight so have included VCSH for this period. SW winds 10-15 kt become NW 5-10 by mid morning Friday behind a weak cold front. Additional storms are possible at ECG once heating gets underway on Friday. Confidence in coverage and placement is too low to include in the forecast at this time.

Generally VFR Fri night/Sat though NNE winds become gusty near the coast. Lo pres tracking across NC Sun may result in IFR/MVFR conditions and psbl SHRAs.

MARINE. As of 320 PM EDT Thursday .

A cold front moves over the local waters late tonight into Friday. Ahead of the front, winds are S/SW 10-15 kt, becoming SW 15-20 kt late this evening into tonight. A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect for the Chesapeake Bay, Lower James, and Currituck Sound from 8 PM through most of the night. As the cold front moves through late tonight through Fri morning, winds shift to NW/N 10-15 kt, remaining N 10-15 kt through Fri night. Winds may approach SCA criteria with the CAA surge late Fri night into early Sat, but for now, expect winds to remain around 15 kt. Winds switch from NE 5-10 kt to SE Sat into Sat night, remaining SE 10-15 kt through Sun. Another cold front comes through Sun night with winds shifting back to N Mon.

Waves of 1-2 ft and seas of 2-3 ft build to 2-3 ft and 3-4 ft respectively overnight before subsiding back to 1-2 ft and 2-3 ft by Fri afternoon through early next week. Seas may approach or briefly touch 5 ft tonight, but confidence is too low to issue a SCA at this time.

Moderate rips expected Sat.

AKQ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MD . None. NC . None. VA . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 7 AM EDT Friday for ANZ631>634-638. Small Craft Advisory until 4 AM EDT Friday for ANZ630.

SYNOPSIS . MPR NEAR TERM . RHR SHORT TERM . ALB LONG TERM . ALB AVIATION . RHR MARINE . RMM


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 8 mi59 min WSW 17 G 19 84°F 84°F1009.8 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 23 mi53 min SW 2.9 G 5.1 81°F 84°F1009.5 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 27 mi53 min SW 12 G 17 82°F 1009.6 hPa
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 29 mi53 min WSW 11 G 13 81°F 84°F1009.7 hPa
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 33 mi47 min WSW 16 G 19 79°F 83°F1010.2 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 34 mi53 min WSW 8.9 G 14
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 35 mi53 min WSW 11 G 14 81°F 83°F1010 hPa
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 44 mi53 min SW 11 G 16 78°F 76°F1011 hPa
44089 47 mi45 min 74°F3 ft
WAHV2 - 8631044 - Wachapreague, VA 47 mi53 min SW 5.1 G 7 80°F 86°F1010 hPa

Wind History for Bishops Head, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Cambridge-Dorchester Airport, MD20 mi46 minN 010.00 miOvercast81°F79°F94%1009.5 hPa
Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD22 mi47 minSSW 410.00 miFair78°F74°F87%1009.8 hPa

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2 days agoCalmCalmCalmCalmCalmW3CalmCalmCalmSW3NW5N5NE4Calm33SE45SW6SW45CalmCalmS3

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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Thu -- 02:14 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:02 AM EDT     0.63 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 06:02 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:01 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 11:25 AM EDT     -0.81 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 11:43 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 02:55 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:37 PM EDT     0.51 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 08:15 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:36 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 11:40 PM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 11:58 PM EDT     -0.66 knots Max Ebb
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