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Solomons, MD

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Sunrise 6:29AMSunset 7:50PM Sunday August 25, 2019 12:26 AM EDT (04:26 UTC) Moonrise 12:05AMMoonset 3:02PM Illumination 29% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 24 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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ANZ542 Patuxent River To Broomes Island Md- 1035 Pm Edt Sat Aug 24 2019
.small craft advisory in effect from 6 am edt Sunday through Sunday afternoon...
Rest of tonight..NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun..NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun night..NE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon..NE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon night..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tue..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tue night..E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed..SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
Thu..N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming s. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
ANZ500 1035 Pm Edt Sat Aug 24 2019
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. High pressure will settle north of the waters this weekend. Low pressure off the florida coast will likely move northward offshore of the eastern seaboard early next week. A cold front will approach the waters in the middle of the week. Small craft advisories may be needed Sunday night into early next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Solomons, MD
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Area Discussion for - Baltimore, MD/Washington
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Fxus61 klwx 250059
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area forecast discussion
national weather service baltimore md washington dc
859 pm edt Sat aug 24 2019

Synopsis
Strong high pressure will build north of the region through
early next week. A tropical cyclone could form over the weekend
and move near the southeast coast and out to sea. A cold front
will cross the region on Wednesday.

Near term through Sunday
Patches of cloud cover are likely tonight in onshore flow around
high pressure situated to our north. Where and when conditions
clear, patchy fog will likely develop. Below normal temperatures
in the 50s and 60s are expected.

Short term Sunday night through Monday night
Ridge of high pressure will remain in control along the eastern
seaboard on Sunday with northeasterly flow continuing. A mix of
sun and clouds is anticipated again with fair weather cumulus
developing through the day. Once again an isolated shower or two
is possible, mainly near the bay. Highs will be similar to
today, in the 70s to near 80f. Lows Sunday night in the 50s 60s.

Surface high pressure will be positioned near coastal maine by
Monday with an area of low pressure southeast of the carolinas.

This will help to turn low level flow more easterly, which will
promote more of a marine influence. That in combination with
an upper trough moving towards the area from the mississippi
valley may act to bring more cloud cover in addition to the
possibility of some isolated to scattered showers. Highs Monday
will likely remain in the 70s. Lows Monday night in the 60s.

Long term Tuesday through Saturday
High pressure will start to weaken and shift off to our
northeast on Tuesday. A cold front will slowly approach our
region from the west. The models have this cold front moving
through our region some time on Wednesday Wednesday evening. A
coastal low tropical system will move northward offshore of
the atlantic coast. The system should remain well off-shore with
little sensible impact to the region aside from promoting mostly
easterly flow Tuesday into Wednesday. The easterly flow will
lead to increasing moisture in our region with temperatures
both Tuesday and Wednesday in the mid 80s. Showers and
thunderstorms could be possible as the frontal boundary moves
through our area Wednesday afternoon and evening.

The cold front is expected to be fully through our our region
by Thursday morning. High pressure will build back into our
region from the west through Friday. Daytime temperatures will
average in the mid 80s with dew points in the 50s.

Aviation 01z Sunday through Thursday
Patchy fog possible especially near mrb cho later tonight.

WidespreadVFR will return on Sunday. Winds will be generally
northeasterly through Sunday.

Vfr is likely Monday as well, although easterly flow may promote
thicker cloud cover and some isolated to scattered showers. MVFR
conditions are therefore possible at some locations Monday and
Monday night.

An increasingly easterly flow will lead to broken to overcast
skies Tuesday and Wednesday. Some clouds bases could reach
sub-vfr condtions especially as a cold front approaches on
Wednesday.

Marine
Sca is in effect for the lower tidal potomac and central
chesapeake bay this evening, overnight, and through Sunday.

Additional small craft advisories may be needed for the marine
zones Sunday night and Monday as a pressure gradient is
maintained between the high pressure to the north and northeast
and the developing coastal low pressure system near the
southeast u.S.

Winds will be mostly out of the east Tuesday through Wednesday.

Marginal winds near SCA criteria will be possible.

Lwx watches warnings advisories
Dc... None.

Md... None.

Va... None.

Wv... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory from 6 am to 6 pm edt Sunday for anz532-
533-540>542.

Small craft advisory until 6 pm edt Sunday for anz534-537-543.

Synopsis... Mm
near term... Mm dhof
short term... Mm
long term... Jmg
aviation... Mm dhof jmg
marine... Mm dhof jmg


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 2 mi57 min ENE 9.9 G 13 73°F 81°F1022 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 7 mi57 min E 8.9 G 12 71°F 1023.1 hPa
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 14 mi57 min ENE 4.1 G 6
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 16 mi93 min E 12 G 14 73°F 1023.2 hPa
LWTV2 - 8635750 - Lewisetta, VA 23 mi63 min E 15 G 18 74°F 79°F1021.9 hPa
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 25 mi63 min ENE 12 G 17 72°F 78°F1022.5 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 28 mi63 min ENE 9.9 G 12 72°F 81°F1022.4 hPa
NCDV2 29 mi63 min ENE 1.9 G 4.1 72°F 83°F1021.7 hPa
BSLM2 - Chesapeake Bay, MD 33 mi117 min WNW 1 65°F 1023 hPa62°F
TPLM2 - Thomas Point, MD 39 mi27 min E 8 G 9.9 72°F 80°F1023.8 hPa (+0.7)56°F
APAM2 - 8575512 - Annapolis, MD 45 mi57 min 72°F 1022.3 hPa
CPVM2 46 mi57 min 73°F 56°F
WASD2 - 8594900 - Washington, DC 47 mi57 min Calm G 1 71°F 82°F1023 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
St Marys County Airport, MD3 mi44 minN 010.00 miFair63°F57°F83%1023 hPa
Patuxent River, Naval Air Station, MD6 mi35 minE 810.00 miFair70°F55°F61%1022.4 hPa
St. Inigoes, Webster Field, Naval Electronic Systems Engineering Activity, MD13 mi34 minNE 510.00 miOvercast74°F55°F54%1022 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Solomons Island, Patuxent River, Maryland
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Solomons Island
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Sun -- 01:04 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 04:31 AM EDT     0.70 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 06:29 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:55 AM EDT     1.45 feet High Tide
Sun -- 04:01 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 04:27 PM EDT     0.37 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 10:56 PM EDT     1.71 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Point Patience, 0.1 mile southwest of, Maryland Current
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Point Patience
Click for MapFlood direction 315 true
Ebb direction 145 true

Sun -- 01:04 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:05 AM EDT     -0.75 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 06:29 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 06:51 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:50 AM EDT     0.16 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 09:26 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 01:24 PM EDT     -0.51 knots Max Ebb
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Sun -- 05:01 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 07:52 PM EDT     0.59 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 10:57 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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