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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Galesville, MD

June 25, 2024 3:06 PM EDT (19:06 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:40 AM   Sunset 8:37 PM
Moonrise 10:46 PM   Moonset 8:21 AM 
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ANZ532 Chesapeake Bay From Sandy Point To North Beach- 134 Pm Edt Tue Jun 25 2024

.small craft advisory in effect through late tonight - .

This afternoon - S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Tonight - S winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.

Wed - SW winds 10 to 15 kt - .becoming S late. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Wed night - SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.

Thu - N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Thu night - NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Fri - E winds 5 to 10 kt - .becoming se after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight.

Sat - S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft - .building to 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

ANZ500 Synopsis For Flagler Beach To Jupiter Inlet Out To 60 Nm 245 Pm Edt Tue Jun 25 2024

Synopsis - Offshore flow will persist through at least Friday. Flow remains light enough for a sea breeze to develop each afternoon. Deep moisture will remain in place keeping rain and storm chances high.

Gulf stream hazards - None.
the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream based on the real time ocean forecast system as of Monday, june 24th.
41 nautical miles east of ponce inlet. 32 nautical miles east of port canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of sebastian inlet. 17 nautical miles east of fort pierce inlet. 10 nautical miles east of saint lucie inlet.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Galesville, MD
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Area Discussion for - Baltimore, MD/Washington
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344 FXUS61 KLWX 251447 AFDLWX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1047 AM EDT Tue Jun 25 2024

SYNOPSIS
Dry conditions look to continue through tonight as high pressure slowly pushes offshore. Excessive heat and humidity return Wednesday ahead of a strong cold front approaching from the Ohio River Valley. The cold front will cross the region late Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday morning bringing the next risk for strong to severe thunderstorms. High pressure briefly returns from the north and west late Thursday into Friday. Unsettled conditions are possible this weekend which comes with increasing heat and humidity.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/
Another hot and not too terribly humid day ahead with high pressure nearby. The surface high over the region will gradually weaken while shifting south and east toward the VA/NC coast later this afternoon and evening. This will allow the winds to shift toward more of west to southwest flow. The downslope component to the wind will lead to compression off the mountains boosting temperatures 3 to 5 degrees above climatology for late June standards. Highs today will push into the upper 80s and low 90s for areas east of the Allegheny Front. Mountain locations will be a touch cooler in the upper 70s and low to mid 80s.

Skies will remain mostly sunny with just a few instances of high cirrus passing through from time to time. Some additional high and perhaps mid-level cloud cover will sink into areas west of the Alleghenies and Blue Ridge Mountains later this evening and into the overnight hours. This is attributed to a complex of thunderstorms dropping south from the eastern Great Lakes and central Ohio River Valley. For our region, dry conditions will prevail through the evening and overnight period. With south to southwesterly flow in place expected a milder night ahead with lows in the upper 60s and low to mid 70s. Mountain locations will stay in the low to mid 60s. Some river valley fog is possible west of the Blue Ridge overnight. This will be fairly localized and dependent upon how much convective cloud debris is realized heading into early Wednesday morning.

SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/
A progressive array of shortwaves are forecast to track from southern Alberta toward the north-central tier of the U.S.
today. These height falls will provide the next chance for any organized convective activity. Based on the latest Storm Prediction Center update, areas north of the Potomac Highlands and central Virginia are in a Slight risk for severe thunderstorms. The primary threats will be damaging wind gusts and isolated large hailstones. Some of the guidance does show some higher Supercell Composite indices along the Mason-Dixon Line given the backed flow. With that in mind, a brief tornado cannot be ruled out along this area of the Mid-Atlantic.

The thermodynamic environment should become increasingly unstable as the boundary layer moistens through the day. This is in the presence of afternoon temperatures which should rise into the mid/upper 90s. The degree of low-level moistening is somewhat uncertain, but the consensus does raise dew points into the mid/upper 60s. This would support heat indices into the 100 to 104 degree range which does near Heat Advisory criteria. Will continue to monitor the need for any such heat-related products.

Depending on how upstream activity survives the Appalachian chain, some early morning showers could push into areas west of I-81. However, the main show likely initiates along a lee-side trough during the afternoon hours. This occurs in the presence of rising buoyancy levels on the order of 2,000 to 2,500 J/kg.
High-resolution guidance favors propagating this activity downstream toward the metro areas by the late afternoon to early evening. Model soundings indicate there is plenty of vertical shear to work with (35-40 knots), so expect storms to be reasonably well organized. Depending on how everything else plays out during peak heating, the cold front tracking through late Wednesday could bring additional thunder chances if any instability remains. Low temperatures on Wednesday night will mainly be in the 60s, locally in the low 70s along and east of I-95.

Some residual shower chances persist into the first half of Thursday. During the morning hours, this frontal system should be located near the Delmarva Peninsula. Expect a drying trend through the day as post-frontal northwesterlies ensue. Forecast highs drop back down into the mid/upper 80s along with lower humidity levels. This eventually leads into a cooler night as most stay in the 60s, with mid/upper 50s over the mountains.

LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY/
A quick-moving area of high pressure passes to our north on Friday.
Mostly dry conditions are expected during the day, but some showers could develop in the evening/overnight around the Shenandoah Valley and Virginia Piedmont as the center of high pressure swiftly moves offshore by the evening and a shortwaves passes to the northwest.
Temperatures look relatively cooler, topping out in the upper 80s.
Lows hover in the 60s to low 70s.

Confidence has increased for the potential of warm frontal precip on Saturday, focused in the afternoon and evening. With the warm front, temperatures get back into the 90s. The cold front associated with the approaching system looks to arrive Sunday, bringing another round of showers and thunderstorms. These could linger into early Monday as well, but surface high pressure looks to build in quickly behind the cold front on Monday.

AVIATION /15Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/
High pressure in charge of the forecast will maintain VFR conditions across the area through Wednesday morning. Initial northwesterly winds should gradually shift over to west to southwesterly today.

The main action holds off until Wednesday afternoon through the evening and night. The potential for multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms would favor restrictions at times.
Additionally, some of these storms could become severe in nature which would bring stronger wind gusts and perhaps some hail.
Winds shift to west-northwesterly late Wednesday into Thursday morning behind a well defined cold front. Sub-VFR conditions could linger into Thursday morning depending on how quickly the system exits. Expect an eventual return to VFR conditions on Thursday with northwesterly winds gusting up to 15 knots.

Prevailing VFR conditions are expected Friday and Saturday. Mostly dry conditions are expected Friday as high pressure passes to the north, but some showers and thunderstorms could develop as early as Friday night with an approaching warm front. As the front moves through Saturday, shower and thunderstorm chances increase. Any that move over the terminals could bring brief restrictions.

MARINE
Winds across the marine waters have diminished in strength as a ridge of high pressure has moved over the region. As the anticylone settles to the south and east, southerly channeling ensues by early this evening into the night. Small Craft Advisories will likely be issued for the Chesapeake Bay and lower tidal Potomac. Gusts up to 25 knots are possible for the more southern waters.

Ahead of the slow moving cold front, southerly winds again pick up by Wednesday afternoon/evening which likely yields more Small Craft Advisories. Additionally, strong to severe thunderstorm activity may necessitate a number of Special Marine Warnings over the region. Initial activity likely nears the waters by the late afternoon on Wednesday. The convective threat persists through the evening and into parts of the night. This frontal system exits by Thursday morning with sub-advisory level winds expected for the day.

Sub-SCA conditions are expected Friday as high pressure passes to our north. Winds increase out of the south on Saturday as a warm front approaches the waters, and could approach SCA criteria by the afternoon.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING
Tidal anomalies decrease through this morning with NW flow. A return of southwest winds later this afternoon into Wednesday will bring another increase in water levels, although no flooding is forecast at this time.

CLIMATE
Very hot temperatures are expected on Wednesday. Several records could be in jeopardy. Below is a list of record high temperatures for June 26th, the year the record was set, and the current forecast high temperatures for that day. A plus sign after the date signifies the record was set multiple times, with the most recent year indicated below. RERs are only issued for DCA, IAD, BWI, and MRB, but other sites are shown for reference.

Wednesday Jun 26th Washington-National (DCA) 101F (1952) 98F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 95F (1998) 98F Baltimore (BWI) 99F (1954+) 99F Martinsburg (MRB) 102F (1943) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 99F (1998) 97F Annapolis (NAK) 98F (1952) 94F Hagerstown (HGR) 98F (1954+) 93F

LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
DC...None.
MD...None.
VA...None.
WV...None.
MARINE...Small Craft Advisory from 6 PM this evening to 6 AM EDT Wednesday for ANZ530-537>543.
Small Craft Advisory from 4 PM this afternoon to 6 AM EDT Wednesday for ANZ531>534.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
TPLM2 - Thomas Point, MD 6 mi67 minSE 12G14 80°F 29.98
44063 - Annapolis 9 mi49 minS 9.7G14 80°F 80°F1 ft
APAM2 - 8575512 - Annapolis, MD 10 mi67 minESE 8G14 83°F 85°F29.94
BSLM2 - Chesapeake Bay, MD 11 mi97 minWSW 5.1 85°F 29.9554°F
CPVM2 13 mi67 min 81°F 60°F
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 21 mi49 minSSE 12G16 78°F 80°F1 ft
FSKM2 - 8574728 - Francis Scott Key Bridge, MD 25 mi67 minW 5.1G6 85°F 29.94
HWPM2 25 mi67 minW 6G7
CBCM2 26 mi67 minSSW 2.9G6 86°F 83°F29.9251°F
WASD2 - 8594900 - Washington, DC 26 mi67 minSSW 7G20 86°F 84°F29.95
BLTM2 - 8574680 - Baltimore, MD 29 mi67 minWNW 4.1G7 88°F 80°F
TCBM2 - 8573364 - Tolchester Beach, MD 29 mi67 minS 5.1G13 84°F 81°F29.95
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 31 mi67 minSSW 8.9G14 85°F 83°F29.97
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 32 mi67 minS 12G14 80°F 29.97
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 37 mi67 minW 8.9G13 85°F 80°F29.96
NCDV2 45 mi67 minESE 5.1G7 84°F 85°F29.93
PPTM2 - 8578240 - Piney Point, MD 49 mi67 minSSE 9.9G11


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Tide / Current for Galesville, West River, Maryland
   
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Galesville
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Tue -- 01:38 AM EDT     0.35 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 05:42 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:03 AM EDT     1.57 feet High Tide
Tue -- 09:21 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 03:33 PM EDT     0.34 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 08:35 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 08:40 PM EDT     1.08 feet High Tide
Tue -- 11:46 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Galesville, West River, Maryland, Tide feet
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Tide / Current for Baltimore Harbor Approach, Maryland Current
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Baltimore Harbor Approach
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Tue -- 01:59 AM EDT     -0.49 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 04:28 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:41 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:14 AM EDT     1.02 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 09:20 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 11:39 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 03:03 PM EDT     -1.02 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 06:43 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 08:35 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:22 PM EDT     0.57 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 11:45 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Baltimore Harbor Approach, Maryland Current, knots
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