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Severe weather possible for parts of Mid-Atlantic Friday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
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Last Update: 338 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

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Vineyard Sound

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL CREST OVER THE WATERS TODAY. LOW PRES WILL TRACK S OF NEW ENG SAT WITH ANOTHER LOW DEVELOPING E OF NEW ENG SUN. HIGH PRESSURE OVER EASTERN CANADA WILL RIDGE DOWN OVER THE WATERS MON AND TUE.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOKS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE BLUE BAR ON THE LEFT.
  • Today NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Tonight S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Sat E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sat Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Sun N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun Night N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Mon N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Mon Night N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue NE winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue Night NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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