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Bethel, DE

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7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 6:10AMSunset 8:05PM Saturday August 8, 2020 5:46 AM EDT (09:46 UTC) Moonrise 9:58PMMoonset 9:48AM Illumination 80% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 19 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- 437 Am Edt Sat Aug 8 2020
Rest of the overnight..SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Today..W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Scattered showers.
Tonight..E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
Sun..S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
Sun night..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Mon night..S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tue..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Wed..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
ANZ500 437 Am Edt Sat Aug 8 2020
Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay.. A stationary front will remain just south of the area through Saturday before dissipating Sunday. High pressure will then build over the region over the second half of the weekend.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Bethel, DE
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Area Discussion for - Wakefield, VA
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FXUS61 KAKQ 080643 AFDAKQ

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Wakefield VA 243 AM EDT Sat Aug 8 2020

SYNOPSIS. A weak surface boundary will remain near the local area through Saturday. This boundary will allow for additional showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall possible. High pressure settles over the area late in the weekend. Widely scattered afternoon thunderstorms will again be possible early next week.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/. As of 240 AM EDT Saturday .

Latest analysis shows a nearly stalled frontal boundary in the vicinity of northern VA over to the MD eastern shore. This has been the focus for much of the precip early this morning. Overall coverage should diminish over the next several hours but will maintain slight chance to chance pops over the entire area. The front will slide a little further south today, thus the focus of scattered convection this afternoon and evening should be over the southern half of the area, however will keep at least chance pops in for the entire area. Isolated flash flooding threat will continue as soils remain saturated and flash flood guidance in the urban areas are under 1 inch per hour. Convection diminishes after 06Z Sunday, with just slight chance pops over the eastern half of the area through sunrise Sunday. High temps this afternoon in the mid to upper 80s and low temps Sunday morning in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

SHORT TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. As of 240 AM EDT Saturday .

The front lingers in the vicinity of the area on Sunday, which will keep the chance of afternoon/evening showers and storms in the forecast, mainly over southern VA and NE NC. High temps will be a bit warmer ranging from the upper 80s to lower 90s. Low temps Sunday night in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

High pressure builds into the area from the west on Monday, and will help keep much of the area dry, however a weak front to our south will keep slight chance to chance pops in during the afternoon and early evening over the southern half of the area. High temps a couple degrees warmer on Monday generally in the lower 90s, with upper 80s close to the coast. Low temps Monday night in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

LONG TERM /MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY/. As of 345 PM EDT Friday .

Still looking like a more typical summertime pattern for the medium range period (Mon night through Fri). The large scale pattern through much of the period will feature high pressure (at the surface and aloft) offshore of the SE CONUS coast. At the beginning of next week, weak upper troughing is progged to be centered in the vicinity of the Mississippi River Valley. The main upper level flow will remain well to our north (mainly near or just north of the US/Canada border). The area of upper troughing will slowly approach the area from the west next week. This will allow for diurnal (mainly aftn-evening) tstm chances to continue from Tue-Fri. Will generally trend PoPs slowly upward from Tue-late next week as the weak upper trough nears the area. Will cap PoPs at 50% in the grids for now, while noting that the blends have likely PoPs for much of the forecast area during the aftn-evening on Thu/Fri. Highs Tuesday in the low-mid 90s, falling back into the low 90s on Wed. Highs around 90F on Thu/Fri with increased cloud cover/tstm chances. Lows mainly between 70-75F through the medium range period.

AVIATION /07Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. As of 110 AM EDT Saturday .

Brief flight restrictions early this morning due to scattered convection across the area. Sub VFR ceilings and visbys possible early this morning, especially at SBY where heavy rain has occurred over the past couple hours. Outside of convection, winds will be light and variable. Ceilings/visbys improve across all terminals by late this morning. Additional scattered storms expected this afternoon and evening, but chances are too low to mention in this TAF cycle.

Outlook . Mostly VFR conditions expected Sunday into early next week outside of isolated afternoon/evening storms which could result in brief flight restrictions.

MARINE. As of 240 AM EDT Saturday .

Quiet marine conditions expected this weekend despite a stalled frontal boundary lingering across the area. The boundary dissipates across the region allowing high pressure to return early next week. Variable winds aob 10 kts across the north with SSE winds aob 10 kts across the south thru Sun. South winds return thru the middle of next week. Waves 1-2 ft. Seas around 2 ft.

AKQ WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MD . None. NC . None. VA . None. MARINE . None.

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


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 23 mi47 min NE 7 G 8.9 74°F 83°F1019.5 hPa (+0.4)
BISM2 - 8571421 - Bishops Head, MD 30 mi47 min SW 2.9 G 4.1 77°F 82°F1018.5 hPa (+0.0)
OCIM2 - 8570283 - Ocean City Inlet, MD 32 mi47 min NNE 8 G 11 73°F 72°F1020.3 hPa (+0.0)
LWSD1 - 8557380 - Lewes, DE 33 mi47 min ENE 11 G 12 72°F 76°F1019.8 hPa (+1.4)
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 40 mi71 min SSE 6 G 9.9 1019.1 hPa
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 41 mi23 min 77°F 82°F
BRND1 - 8555889 - Brandywine Shoal Light, DE 43 mi47 min NE 13 G 15 1020.1 hPa (+0.6)
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 45 mi47 min S 2.9 G 5.1 75°F 83°F1018.6 hPa (-0.6)
CMAN4 - 8536110 - Cape May, NJ 48 mi47 min NE 1 G 2.9 69°F 70°F1019.6 hPa (+0.8)

Wind History for Cambridge, MD
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Salisbury, Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico County Regional Airport, MD14 mi53 minNNE 410.00 miFair71°F69°F94%1019.3 hPa
Georgetown - Delaware Coastal Airport, DE19 mi53 minN 010.00 miMostly Cloudy72°F71°F97%1019.8 hPa
Cambridge-Dorchester Airport, MD21 mi52 minNE 310.00 miFair70°F69°F100%1019.6 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KSBY

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Tide / Current Tables for Sharptown, Nanticoke River, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Sharptown
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Sat -- 03:05 AM EDT     0.38 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:11 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 09:03 AM EDT     2.59 feet High Tide
Sat -- 10:48 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 03:22 PM EDT     0.31 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:05 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:31 PM EDT     2.62 feet High Tide
Sat -- 10:58 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 -- 01:31 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 04:22 AM EDT     0.59 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 06:11 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:18 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 10:27 AM EDT     -0.76 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 10:48 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 02:12 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 04:52 PM EDT     0.44 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 07:41 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 08:04 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 10:50 PM EDT     -0.62 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 10:58 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Wind Forecast for Wakefield, VA (5,6,7,8)
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