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Nor'easter will impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S., with a nor'easter developing off the Gulf Coast on Tuesday and moving up the East Coast Tuesday night through early Thursday. The storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. This will likely impact those with Thanksgiving travel plans on Wed.
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5NM E Deltaville VA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Rain

Winds IncreasingNNE 19kt
Waves Building3ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday

Rain

N 23kt
4-5ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday
Night

Rain/Snow Likely

NW 17ktWinds Decreasing
3ftWaves Subsiding

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Rain/Snow

NW 12kt
1-2ft

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NW 15kt
2ft

Friday

Sunny

NW 15kt
1-2ft

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

WNW 8kt
1ft

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Winds IncreasingS 13kt
1-2ft

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

SSW 13kt
2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:10 pm EST Nov 25, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm EST Nov 25, 2014-6pm EST Dec 2, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE ORGANIZES OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THIS EVENING...AND THEN TRACKS UP THE EAST COAST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEPARTS TO THE NORTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A SECONDARY LOW TRACKS ACROSS THE REGION EARLY THANKSGIVING DAY...BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST LATER THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
  • Tonight NNE wind 8 to 13 kt increasing to 14 to 19 kt after midnight. Rain, mainly after 1am. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
  • Wednesday NNE wind 21 to 23 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Wednesday Night NW wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 8 to 11 kt after midnight. Rain likely before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4am. Seas 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
  • Thanksgiving Day NW wind 7 to 12 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night NW wind 13 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Friday NW wind 11 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday Night WNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Saturday S wind 7 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night SSW wind around 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
*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.