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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 130 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL RIDGE SOUTHWARD DOWN THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT.
  • Overnight E winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Fri Night SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
  • Sat Night NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sun E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sun Night E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Mon S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tue W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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