Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 FXUS61 KAKQ 220737 AFDAKQ .MARINE... NO HEADLINES NEC WITH THIS FORECAST PACKAGE. STATIONARY FRNTAL BNDRY REMAINS OVR THE AREA THIS MORNG...LEADING TO LGT/VRB WINDS. LO PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE FRNT TDA...WITH WINDS BCMG N/NE BEHIND THE LO THIS AFTN. EXPECT MAINLY 2 FT SEAS OVR CSTL WTRS AND 1-2 WAVES OVR THE BAY. THE FRNT PUSHES S OF THE AREA FRI NGT AS HI PRES NOSES S FM THE NE STATES. ENERGY STREAMING SE WILL HELP FORM AN AREA OF LO PRES OFF THE CAROLINA CST. THIS SYNOPTIC SETUP WILL ENHANCE THE PRES GRADIENT ACROSS THE WTRS CAUSING NEAR SCA WIND GUSTS OVR THE BAY (18-20 KT) AND CSTL WTRS (23-25 KT) ON SAT. DUE TO THE WIND DIRECTION AND FETCH...EXPECT SEAS TO BLD TO 4-5 FT OVR THE OCEAN BY SAT EVENG. WITH THIS BEING MAINLY 4TH PERIOD...WILL NOT ISSUE A SCA ATTM. HI PRES BEGINS TO POSITION ITSELF OVR THE AREA BY MON/TUE BUT LO PRES EMERGING FROM THE S MAY HELP TO MAINTAIN THE PRES GRADIENT AND PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW THRU THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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