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Salisbury, MD

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Sunrise 6:47AMSunset 7:03PM Saturday September 21, 2019 2:11 PM EDT (18:11 UTC) Moonrise 10:42PMMoonset 12:47PM Illumination 49% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 22 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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ANZ543 Tangier Sound And The Inland Waters Surrounding Bloodsworth Island- 136 Pm Edt Sat Sep 21 2019
This afternoon..S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tonight..S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun..S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun night..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Mon..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Mon night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tue..N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wed..W winds 5 kt...becoming s. Waves 1 to 2 ft... Building to 3 ft after midnight.
ANZ500 136 Pm Edt Sat Sep 21 2019
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. High pressure will dominate over the waters through Saturday before settling to the south on Sunday. Small craft advisories may be required Sunday night and into Monday for a portion of the waters.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Salisbury, MD
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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Fxus61 kakq 211752
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wakefield va
152 pm edt Sat sep 21 2019

Synopsis
Surface high pressure remains anchored along or just off the
carolina coast through this weekend. A weak cold front will push
across the area Monday night. High pressure returns Tuesday.

Near term through tonight
As of 930 am edt Saturday...

sfc hi pres sits just off the nc coast this morning providing
skc conditoins W winds SW blo 10 mph. Out over the
mountains... Sct-bkn mid level clouds spreading slowly e. The
rest of today will be dry W ssw winds generally AOB 10 mph.

Some of the near term guidance suggests isold pcpn reaches far
wnw va by late this afternoon early evening. Will continue w
the idea of at least sct clouds spreading over W and NW portions
of the fa this afternoon. Otw... Sunny W highs in the m-u80s
over the piedmont and central va W 80-85f closer to the coast
(locally upper 70s atlantic coast of the eastern shore). While
dew points rise compared to the past few days... It will still be
pleasant (as they are expected to avg in the m-u50s to l60s).

Short term Sunday through Tuesday
As of 315 am edt Saturday...

bufkit soundings suggest some mid level clouds will also be
possible tonight, but overall it would be partly cloudy at most.

Warmer with a light ssw flow yielding overnight mins mostly
ranging from the lower to mid 60s, though some upper 50s will
likely occur over interior southern va and NE nc.

Turning a bit warmer Sunday with increasing S flow... Resulting
in highs 85-90f inland and low to mid 80s near the coast.

Sfc hi pres becomes elongated ene-wsw from the WRN atlantic to
the SE CONUS and ridge aloft flattens out by Mon as an upper
trough moves E from the great lakes to the st lawrence valley.

Locally it will be very warm W SW winds and partly to mostly sunny
conditions. Pops remain AOB 10% through the day with highs
85-90f for all areas. A cold front will be entering the
mountains late which may throw a bit more significant cloudiness
into the piedmont by late in the day. The front will be
weakening significantly as it crosses the mtns Mon evening with
best moisture and dynamics staying well to our n. Will have
20-30% pops confined to the NE sections of the area for isold sct
shras- tstms, with pops at or below 14% elsewhere. Lows mon
night ranging from around 60f NW to the upper 60s se.

Long term Tuesday night through Saturday
As of 150 pm edt Saturday...

other than a small opportunity for isold shras-tstms W a
(weakening) cold front thu... Dry wx and temperatures averaging
aoa normal will prevail through the extended forecast period.

Highs Wed min the u70s E to 80-85f inland... Mainly 85-90f
thu... In the l80s at the coast and m80s inland then from 80-85f
at the coast to the m-u80s inland sat. Lows in the m50s-l60s
tue night... L-m60s Wed night and m-u60s Thu and Fri nights.

Aviation 18z Saturday through Thursday
As of 1245 pm edt Saturday...

vfr conditions through the 18z TAF forecast period. Sfc hi pres
remains just off the nc coast through the remainder of the weekend.

Ssw winds to about 10 kt through late this afternoon... Light
tonight Sun morning... Then 10-15 kt Sun (afternoon) Mon ahead of
an approaching cold front. That front will cross the area late
mon into early tue; some mid level clouds are likely, but little
to no rain is expected with the front. Behind the front... Hi pres
builds back into the region with N to NE winds. Expect mostly
vfr conditions through the mid week period.

Marine
As of 225 am edt Saturday...

early morning surface analysis shows high pressure centered over ern
nc. Winds have now veered to the SW over the waters and have
increased to 10-15 kt (highest over the ERN ches bay). A few gusts
to 20 kt have been noted at elevated sites on the bay during the
past few hours. Seas are still 5-6 N 7-8 ft S of the va-nc border
due to swell from what was TC humberto. Waves are ~2 ft over most of
the ches bay, with 3 ft waves at the mouth of the bay. Seas are
expected to slowly diminish during the day today before falling
below 5 ft this aftn-evening (from N to s). Scas remain in effect
for the coastal waters N of CAPE charles through 20z 4 pm, and until
23z 7 pm for the SRN coastal waters. 5 ft seas may persist through
the late evening early overnight hours for areas S of the va-nc
border, but not confident enough to extend the SCA for just a few
hours attm.

The area of high pressure moves offshore this weekend. Expect sw
winds to diminish to ~10 kt by sunrise and remain around 10 kt
through much of the day today. Winds turn to the S and increase
slightly (with sustained winds of 12-15 kt) by this evening as the
pressure gradient tightens between the aforementioned high and a
developing lee trough. A few gusts to 20 kt are likely on the ches
bay (mainly at elevated sites) from 00-06z sun. Winds turn to the sw
tonight and diminish to ~10 kt by 12z sun. Winds again increase
Sunday evening and persist through the day on Monday (s-sw 15-17
knots over the bay 15-20 kt over the ocean... Highest n) before
a weak cold front crosses the region late Monday into Tuesday.

Not anticipating the need for scas today tonight. However, there
is a chc of scas late Sun night-mon... Mainly over the nrn
coastal waters where local wind probs are showing an 80% chc of
25 kt wind gusts at buoy 44009. There is also a decent chc of
frequent 20 kt gusts over the NRN ches bay (from 00-12z mon), so
there is the potential for a short duration SCA there as well.

Sub-sca are conditions expected with the FROPA Mon night-tue.

Tides coastal flooding
As of 225 am edt Saturday...

a high rip current risk will continue through this evening due
to increased wave activity and near shore-normal swells. Use
extra caution if visiting the beach this weekend and always heed
the advice of lifeguards.

Akq watches warnings advisories
Md... None.

Nc... None.

Va... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory until 4 pm edt this afternoon for anz650-
652-654.

Small craft advisory until 7 pm edt this evening for anz656-
658.

Synopsis... Lkb
near term... Alb
short term... Alb lkb
long term... Alb
aviation... Alb lkb
marine... Eri
tides coastal flooding...



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 25 mi66 min S 4.1 G 4.1 74°F 73°F1024.3 hPa
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 28 mi66 min NNW 6 G 8 76°F 75°F1023.1 hPa
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 28 mi66 min S 8 G 9.9 76°F 71°F1024.4 hPa
OCSM2 29 mi192 min 3 ft
LWSD1 - 8557380 - Lewes, DE 39 mi54 min E 9.9 G 12 74°F 71°F1023.6 hPa
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 41 mi54 min SSE 8.9 G 9.9 72°F 1024.1 hPa
44042 - Potomac, MD 45 mi36 min ESE 9.7 G 9.7 74°F 76°F1025.7 hPa
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 45 mi42 min S 5.8 G 5.8 73°F 1024.1 hPa
44089 45 mi42 min 74°F4 ft
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 45 mi54 min E 8.9 G 9.9 74°F 76°F1022.9 hPa
44009 - DELAWARE BAY 26 NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ 48 mi82 min SW 5.8 G 7.8 71°F 72°F4 ft1024 hPa (-0.3)

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Airport Reports
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Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD6 mi18 minWSW 610.00 miFair83°F59°F44%1023.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Salisbury, Wicomico River, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Sat -- 02:43 AM EDT     0.97 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:35 AM EDT     3.04 feet High Tide
Sat -- 01:47 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 02:34 PM EDT     0.80 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 07:01 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:04 PM EDT     3.66 feet High Tide
Sat -- 10:43 PM EDT     Last Quarter
Sat -- 11:42 PM EDT     Moonrise
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Tide / Current Tables for Salisbury, Maryland (2 miles below) Current
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Salisbury
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Sat -- 12:03 AM EDT     -0.60 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 03:27 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:57 AM EDT     0.29 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 06:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:29 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 12:09 PM EDT     -0.74 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 01:47 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 03:18 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 06:05 PM EDT     0.45 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 07:01 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:51 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 10:43 PM EDT     Last Quarter
Sat -- 11:42 PM EDT     Moonrise
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