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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Naval Academy, MD

June 15, 2024 1:55 PM EDT (17:55 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:38 AM   Sunset 8:34 PM
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ANZ532 Chesapeake Bay From Sandy Point To North Beach- 134 Pm Edt Sat Jun 15 2024

This afternoon - N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Tonight - NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

Sun night - S winds 10 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 - S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.

Tue - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Wed - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

ANZ500 134 Pm 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 151745 AFDLWX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 145 PM EDT Sat Jun 15 2024

SYNOPSIS
High pressure builds 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 SUNDAY NIGHT/
Dry and pleasant conditions expected through the weekend. Afternoon temps in the low to mid 80s today warm a couple of degrees for Sunday. Fair weather cumulus clouds give us partly cloudy skies during the day, then mostly clear at night. Additional valley fog is possible tonight, especially west of the Blue Ridge. Milder Sunday night as lows settle only in the mid to upper 60s.

SHORT TERM /MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/
Aloft, a building mid- level ridge will be centered across NC/VA to start the week. Surface high off of Cape Cod moves further east into the Atlantic, though the axis of the ridge extends to its southwest, across the Outer Banks/Carolina coastline. This results in light southerly flow across our area for Monday afternoon, with slightly veered southwest winds west of the Blue Ridge, and more southeast winds east of I-95. The bay breeze is expected to develop early in the afternoon. The first day of hot temperatures starts as highs reach the low to mid 90s, with mid to upper 80s in the mountains.

Trapped higher dew points in the valleys out west, combined with the hot temperatures are forecast to produce heat indices around 100.
Heat Advisories might be needed for areas along the Potomac River and surrounding highlands west of the Blue Ridge for Monday afternoon. Elsewhere, heat indices are forecast between 95-100, and should remain below Advisory criteria. The one area we'll have to look closely at is the immediate Western Shore where the bay breeze brings dew points closer to 70F. Still, this yield heat indices between 100-105 for a few hours, and that falls just below the Advisory threshold for areas east of the Blue Ridge.

Limited instability and southwesterly winds in the Alleghenies allow isolated to scattered afternoon thunderstorms. These storms are most likely to remain terrain locked, and dissipate in a short period of time. Most of the convection dissipates by sunset. Dry, very mild Monday night as lows settle in the upper 60s to low 70s.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/
Strong upper level ridging will remain overhead throughout the long term period, with dry conditions and well above normal temperatures expected. At the surface, high pressure builds over the region throughout the week. The main weather hazard for next week will be above normal temperatures. High temperatures east of the Alleghenies will rise well into the 90s each day with increased humidity leading to warming heat indices and record high temperatures possible. Heat indices in the upper 90s are expected with lower to mid 100's possible. As the ridge axis pivots over the area, southerly winds will shift to southeasterly. This will lead to temperatures on Wednesday being a degree or two cooler compared to Tuesday. With winds shifting to southeasterly, relative humidities will increase leading to continued heat index concerns. Temperatures will continue to warm Thursday and Friday with highs in the mid to upper 90s.
Higher elevations will stay in the 90s. Heat advisories may be needed at some point during the long term. While mostly dry conditions are expected for most of next week, a stray afternoon shower or sprinkle cannot be ruled out for those in the westernmost portions of the forecast area on Tuesday.

AVIATION /18Z SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/
VFR conditions expected through Monday as high pressure moves north of the area, then offshore into the western Atlantic. Northerly winds today become southeast to south Sunday into Monday.

VFR conditions are expected both Tuesday and Wednesday with hot and dry conditions expected at all terminals. Winds remain light, blowing 5-10 knots, out of the south/southeast

MARINE
Northerly winds continue to diminish early this afternoon, thus the Small Craft Advisory has been dropped. Winds continue to lessen tonight, and slowly turn easterly.

Winds turn southeast to south Sunday and Monday, with SCA conditions possible each afternoon to early evening due to southerly channeling in the middle Chesapeake Bay and Lower Tidal Potomac.

Southerly channeling will lead to possible SCA conditions both on Tuesday. Winds diminish slightly on Wednesday, remaining out of the south and gusting up to 15 knots. Outside of gusty winds, hot and dry conditions are expected both days.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING
Tide levels are forecast to increase at the start of the week due to strengthening southerly flow. The most likely location that could reach minor flood is Annapolis during the early Tuesday morning high tide cycle. Other locations are forecast to reach Action Stage. By mid week the winds are forecast to lessen, which should allow tidal anomalies to remain stable and decrease slightly.

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) 93F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 96F (2022) 95F Baltimore (BWI) 96F (2022+) 93F Martinsburg (MRB) 98F (1939+) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 97F (2022) 94F Annapolis (NAK) 96F (1939) 88F Hagerstown (HGR) 96F (1952) 95F

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

Wednesday Jun 19th Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (1994) 94F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 98F (1994) 94F Baltimore (BWI) 99F (1994) 91F Martinsburg (MRB) 96F (1994+) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 97F (2018) 93F Annapolis (NAK) 96F (1993) 88F Hagerstown (HGR) 97F (1994) 95F

Thursday Jun 20th Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (1931) 95F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 97F (1964) 95F Baltimore (BWI) 100F (1931) 93F Martinsburg (MRB) 98F (1931) 93F Charlottesville (CHO) 98F (1933) 94F Annapolis (NAK) 98F (1988) 88F Hagerstown (HGR) 98F (1931) 95F

Friday Jun 21st Climate Site Record High Forecast High Washington-National (DCA) 99F (2012) 98F Washington-Dulles (IAD) 98F (1988) 98F Baltimore (BWI) 100F (2012+) 95F Martinsburg (MRB) 102F (1931) 95F Charlottesville (CHO) 99F (1933) 96F Annapolis (NAK) 100F (1988) 91F Hagerstown (HGR) 97F (1923) 96F

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



LWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
DC...None.
MD...None.
VA...None.
WV...None.
MARINE...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
APAM2 - 8575512 - Annapolis, MD 1 mi56 minNNE 4.1G9.9 78°F 80°F30.04
44063 - Annapolis 2 mi44 minENE 9.7G14 75°F 76°F1 ft
CPVM2 4 mi56 min 76°F 58°F
TPLM2 - Thomas Point, MD 7 mi56 minN 12G13 75°F 30.08
FSKM2 - 8574728 - Francis Scott Key Bridge, MD 16 mi56 minNNW 8.9G13 77°F
HWPM2 16 mi56 minNNW 12G15
CBCM2 17 mi56 minN 9.9G13 77°F 77°F30.0454°F
BSLM2 - Chesapeake Bay, MD 19 mi86 minNNW 2.9 79°F 30.0458°F
BLTM2 - 8574680 - Baltimore, MD 20 mi56 minNNW 6G8.9 79°F 77°F
TCBM2 - 8573364 - Tolchester Beach, MD 20 mi56 minN 12G14 76°F 78°F30.06
44062 - Gooses Reef, MD 30 mi44 minN 14G16 73°F 76°F2 ft
WASD2 - 8594900 - Washington, DC 30 mi56 minNW 11G13 81°F 79°F30.06
CA2 - 8571892 - Cambridge, MD 36 mi56 minNW 8.9G12 78°F 78°F30.05
COVM2 - 8577018 - Cove Point LNG Pier, MD 41 mi56 minN 7G15 75°F 30.06
SLIM2 - 8577330 - Solomons Island, MD 46 mi56 minN 11G14 76°F 76°F30.05


Wind History for Annapolis, MD
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherAirDewPtRHinHg
KBWI BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTL THURGOOD MARSHALL,MD 17 sm61 minNNW 0910 smPartly Cloudy82°F52°F35%30.06
KFME TIPTON,MD 17 sm26 minNW 0710 smMostly Cloudy79°F54°F42%30.08
KCGS COLLEGE PARK,MD 24 sm30 minNW 0610 smPartly Cloudy81°F54°F39%30.06
KMTN MARTIN STATE,MD 24 sm61 minNNW 0810 smClear81°F50°F34%30.07
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Tide / Current for Annapolis, Maryland
   
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Annapolis
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Sat -- 01:17 AM EDT     1.33 feet High Tide
Sat -- 01:45 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 05:39 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:17 AM EDT     0.75 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 12:44 PM EDT     1.09 feet High Tide
Sat -- 02:27 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 06:51 PM EDT     0.44 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:33 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Annapolis, 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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Sat -- 01:00 AM EDT     0.81 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 01:45 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:35 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:39 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:26 AM EDT     -0.54 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 10:34 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 01:08 PM EDT     0.39 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 02:27 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 03:37 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 07:05 PM EDT     -0.68 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 08:33 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 10:11 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Baltimore Harbor Approach, Maryland Current, knots
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