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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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11NM ESE Stamford CT

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Chance Showers

Winds IncreasingSE 9kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Chance Showers

SE 7kt
1ft

Friday

Slight Chc Showers

E 12kt
1-2ft

Friday
Night

Chance Sprinkles

E 13kt
1-2ft

Saturday

Chance Sprinkles

E 14kt
2ft

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

ESE 10kt
1ft

Sunday

Sunny

NE 11kt
1ft

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

SSE 9kt
1ft

Monday

Sunny

SE 9kt
1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:18 am EDT Aug 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7am EDT Aug 21, 2014-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT...WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING TOWARD THE WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FRIDAY AND REMAINS OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEEKEND.
  • Today Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE 5 to 9 kt in the morning. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight SE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming E after midnight. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday E wind 9 to 12 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday Night E wind 11 to 13 kt. A chance of sprinkles. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday E wind 12 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of sprinkles before 11am. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night ESE wind around 10 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Sunday NE wind 9 to 11 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night SSE wind 6 to 9 kt becoming E after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Monday NE wind around 9 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER 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.