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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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6NM NNE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Mostly Cloudy

SSE 11kt
1-2ft

Thursday

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

SE 8kt
2ft

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

SE 8kt
1-2ft

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms

NW 6kt
1-2ft

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

NE 9kt
2ft

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms

ENE 12kt
2-3ft

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

ENE 13kt
3ft

Sunday

Partly Sunny

NE 13kt
3ft

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NE 13kt
3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:28 pm EDT Aug 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 1am EDT Aug 21, 2014-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisA WARM FRONT APPROACHES THE WATERS TONIGHT...STALLING NEAR THE WATERS ON THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT DROPS OVER THE WATERS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. IN WAKE OF THE FRONT...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEAST RIDGES OVER THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  • Overnight SSE wind around 11 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Thursday SE wind 5 to 8 kt. A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night SE wind 5 to 8 kt becoming WSW after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday WNW wind around 6 kt becoming N in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday Night NE wind 7 to 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday ENE wind 10 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Saturday Night ENE wind around 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Sunday NE wind around 13 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Sunday Night NE wind 10 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.