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Tropical Storm Bertha moving through northeastern Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring Tropical Storm Bertha as it moves through the northeastern Caribbean, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, with Bertha expected to pass near Puerto Rico on Saturday, before eventually curving to the north and northeast, away from the U.S. mainland.
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Last Update: 430 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

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Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD

Marine Zone Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

  • SynopsisA STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN NEAR THE COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE FRONT PUSHES OFFSHORE EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH ON WEDNESDAY.
  • Rest Of The Overnight NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Today NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... Diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tonight E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Numerous showers.
  • Sun E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Mon NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
  • Mon Night E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
  • Tue SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
  • Wed NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers.

    winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.




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

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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD
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