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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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Last Update: 1241 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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South Shore Bays from Jones Inlet through Shinnecock Bay

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL LIFT TO THE NORTH THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT...WITH LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY DEVELOPING SOUTHWEST OF THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
  • Overnight E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu E winds around 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thu Night E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
  • Fri E winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
  • Fri Night E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft in the evening... Then 1 ft or less.
  • Sat NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sat Night E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sun NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft...then 1 ft or less.
  • Mon NE winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.



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Zone Area Forecast for South Shore Bays from Jones Inlet through Shinnecock Bay
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