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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Mantua, VA

June 15, 2024 7:00 AM EDT (11:00 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:41 AM   Sunset 8:37 PM
Moonrise 1:31 PM   Moonset 12:49 AM 
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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.

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ANZ535 Tidal Potomac From Key Bridge To Indian Head- 643 Am Edt Sat Jun 15 2024

.small craft advisory in effect until 11 am edt this morning - .

Today - N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Tonight - NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Sun - E winds around 5 kt - .becoming se late. Waves 1 ft.

Sun night - SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Mon - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Mon night - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Tue - S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Wed - S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

ANZ500 643 Am Edt Sat Jun 15 2024

Synopsis for the tidal potomac and md portion of the chesapeake bay -
high pressure will return over the weekend before exiting offshore early next week. A warm front will lift across the waters Sunday night through Monday night, and small craft advisories may be needed during this time.


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Area Discussion for - Baltimore, MD/Washington
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FXUS61 KLWX 150733 CCA AFDLWX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 333 AM EDT Sat Jun 15 2024

SYNOPSIS
High pressure will build over the Mid-Atlantic through the weekend, then move offshore next week. A warm front will lift through the region early in the week, ushering in a prolonged period of hot weather.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/
Early morning observations reveal areas of fog (some dense)
mainly in river valleys that received appreciable rainfall over western Maryland and eastern West Virginia. Further east and south, fog is a bit more patchy but still dense in spots. Fog should burn off and lift by mid morning.

A mainly sunny sky is expected today as northerly breezes usher in dry and seasonable air. The wind should go light to calm tonight, allowing temperatures to fall into the 50s and 60s.

SHORT TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/
High pressure overhead Sunday will gradually shift offshore through Monday as heights build aloft and a warm front crosses from southwest to northeast. This warm front will usher in a prolonged period of hot weather for next week. Temperatures Sunday will be a few degrees warmer than Saturday with perhaps a touch more humidity and a pop up shower or two near the Appalachians during the afternoon.

Temperatures and humidity will continue to increase Sunday night into Monday. After a start in the 60s, temperatures will climb into the lower to middle 90s for most. When combined with the modest increase in humidity, heat index values of 95 to near 100 are possible. A pop up shower or thunderstorm can't be ruled out near the Appalachians during the afternoon, but most of the time will be dry.

Monday night will continue the warming trend with lows in the middle 60s to lower 70s expected.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/
A highly anomalous (2-3 sigma) upper level ridge will build over the Eastern US next week, with 500 hPa heights reaching just shy of 600 decameters. Meanwhile, high pressure will remain in place at the surface just offshore. This will maintain light south to southeasterly flow over the course of the week. Such a combination will lead to a prolonged stretch of hot conditions.
Temperatures should reach into the mid 90s each day, with upper 90s possible by the end of the week. Overnight lows will generally be in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Dewpoints will be seasonable (in the mid 60s), which will make it feel a bit humid as well. A prolonged period of dry conditions is expected for most, although a stray popup afternoon thunderstorm can't be ruled out over the higher terrain.

AVIATION /06Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/
Some IFR fog may encroach upon MRB around daybreak. Otherwise, VFR conditions are anticipated through Monday night. Wind direction was a bit erratic early this morning but generally out of the W/NW behind a departing cold front. N/NW winds will increase after 10Z or so to 8-12 kts with gusts of 17-22 kts through about 16-18Z before decreasing gradually through the remainder of the day. Light NE flow is expected tonight, with E to SE flow Sunday through Monday night. A few gusts to around 15 kts are possible Sunday and Monday afternoons. Dry weather is expected through at least Monday night at the TAF sites, though a stray shower or thunderstorm is possible to the west toward the Appalachians Sunday and Monday afternoons.

VFR conditions and southeasterly winds are expected at the terminals on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

MARINE
N/NW wind gusts of 20-25 knots are expected this morning into possibly early this afternoon in the wake of a departing cold front. Winds will become lighter and then NE by tonight, then E to SE Sunday through Monday night. Dry weather is expected, though gusts of 15-25 knots are possible during the late afternoon and evening hours, especially Monday.

Sub-SCA southeasterly winds are expected over the waters on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

CLIMATE
Hot temperatures are expected next week. Below is a list of record high temperatures for June 17th through 21st, the year the record was set, and the current forecast high temperatures for those days.
RERs are currently only issued for DCA, IAD, BWI, and MRB, but other sites are shown for reference.

Monday Jun 17th Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (2022) 92F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 96F (2022) 92F Baltimore (BWI) 96F (2022+) 91F Martinsburg (MRB) 98F (1939+) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 97F (2022) 92F Annapolis (NAK) 96F (1939) 87F Hagerstown (HGR) 96F (1952) 93F

Tuesday Jun 18th Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 97F (1944) 95F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 94F (2018+) 95F Baltimore (BWI) 97F (1957+) 93F Martinsburg (MRB) 99F (1943) 94F Charlottesville (CHO) 96F (2014+) 95F Annapolis (NAK) 96F (1957) 89F Hagerstown (HGR) 95F (1957) 96F

Wednesday Jun 19th Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (1994) 94F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 98F (1994) 95F Baltimore (BWI) 99F (1994) 92F Martinsburg (MRB) 96F (1994+) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 97F (2018) 94F Annapolis (NAK) 96F (1993) 88F Hagerstown (HGR) 97F (1994) 95F

Thursday Jun 20th Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (1931) 94F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 97F (1964) 94F Baltimore (BWI) 100F (1931) 93F Martinsburg (MRB) 98F (1931) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 98F (1933) 94F Annapolis (NAK) 98F (1988) 89F Hagerstown (HGR) 98F (1931) 94F

Friday Jun 21st Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (2012) 97F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 98F (1988) 97F Baltimore (BWI) 100F (2012+) 95F Martinsburg (MRB) 102F (1931) 95F Charlottesville (CHO) 99F (1933) 96F Annapolis (NAK) 100F (1988) 92F Hagerstown (HGR) 97F (1923) 97F

+ indicates that value has been reached on multiple years, with the year displayed being the most recent.

LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
DC...None.
MD...Dense Fog Advisory until 5 AM EDT early this morning for MDZ501-502.
VA...None.
WV...Dense Fog Advisory until 5 AM EDT early this morning for WVZ050-051-055-502>506.
MARINE...Small Craft Advisory until 11 AM EDT this morning for ANZ530>532-535-536-538>541.
Small Craft Advisory until 3 PM EDT this afternoon for ANZ533- 534-537-542-543.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
WASD2 - 8594900 - Washington, DC 12 mi60 minWNW 4.1G6 29.98
BSLM2 - Chesapeake Bay, MD 29 mi90 minWSW 1 65°F 29.9565°F
NCDV2 38 mi60 min0G1 29.94
APAM2 - 8575512 - Annapolis, MD 42 mi60 minWNW 8G9.9 29.95
44063 - Annapolis 43 mi42 minNNW 7.8G9.7 68°F 76°F0 ft
TPLM2 - Thomas Point, MD 43 mi60 minWNW 8G8.9 68°F 29.99
BLTM2 - 8574680 - Baltimore, MD 46 mi60 minNNW 7G11
CBCM2 46 mi60 minN 11G13 29.95
FSKM2 - 8574728 - Francis Scott Key Bridge, MD 46 mi60 minNNW 9.9G12
HWPM2 46 mi60 minNNW 11G16
CPVM2 47 mi72 min 69°F 67°F
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 48 mi42 minNW 12G16 67°F 76°F1 ft


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Tide / Current for Chain Bridge, D.C.
   
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Chain Bridge
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Sat -- 01:48 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:15 AM EDT     3.03 feet High Tide
Sat -- 05:42 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:41 AM EDT     0.72 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 02:30 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 04:34 PM EDT     2.73 feet High Tide
Sat -- 08:35 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 10:36 PM EDT     0.51 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Chain Bridge, D.C., Tide feet
12
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1.2
1
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1.9
2
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2.5
3
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2.8
4
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3
5
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2.9
6
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2.5
7
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2
8
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1.4
9
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1
10
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0.8
11
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0.7
12
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1
1
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1.5
2
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2.1
3
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2.5
4
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2.7
5
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2.7
6
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2.4
7
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1.9
8
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1.3
9
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0.8
10
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0.6
11
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0.5


Tide / Current for Chain Bridge, one mile below, D.C.
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Chain Bridge
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Sat -- 01:48 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:10 AM EDT     3.03 feet High Tide
Sat -- 05:42 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:36 AM EDT     0.72 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 02:30 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 04:29 PM EDT     2.73 feet High Tide
Sat -- 08:35 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 10:31 PM EDT     0.51 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Chain Bridge, one mile below, D.C., Tide feet
12
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1.2
1
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1.9
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2.5
3
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2.9
4
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3
5
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2.9
6
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2.5
7
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1.9
8
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1.4
9
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1
10
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0.8
11
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0.7
12
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1
1
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1.6
2
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2.1
3
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2.5
4
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2.7
5
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2.7
6
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2.4
7
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1.8
8
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1.2
9
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0.8
10
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0.5
11
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0.5


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