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Severe weather possible across parts of Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday across the central and eastern Gulf Coast. Locally-damaging wind and large hail will be the main threats, with isolated tornadoes possible as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 419 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Ocean City MD

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL SLIDE OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY... WITH THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST ON THURSDAY.

Today
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... Becoming N 10 to 15 kt early in the afternoon...then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...subsiding to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late.
Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the morning...then rain likely in the afternoon.
Thu Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 6 ft. Rain likely.
Fri
NE winds 20 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain likely in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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Last Update: 419 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015
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