Small Craft Advisory SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY - Chesapeake Bay

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Updated: @ Oct-21-2014 7:58pm  
Summary / Temperature Wind Rain * Outlook
Clear Clear
Currently: 55.7, Max: 68.1, Min: 45.5 55.7°F
0°F 

Cool

Feels like: 56°F

24-hr difference
4.4°FWarmer 4.4°F than yesterday at this time.
  Today Yesterday
High: 68.1°F
2:49pm
62.5°F
3:38pm
Low: 45.5°F
7:54am
34.4°F
7:17am
 Calm NE
0
Gust:
0 mph
0 Bft - Calm
Today: 17 mph 3:34pm
Rain Today: 0.09 in
Rain Rate (/hr): 0.00 in
Rain Yesterday: 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.08 in
This Month: 2.46 in
Season Total: 40.40 in
0 day since last rain.
Wednesday

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Rain
Likely
Humidity & Barometer Almanac Moon
Humidity: 97 % Increased 1.0% since last hour.
Dew Point: 54.9°F Increased 0.3°F since last hour.
Barometer: 29.84 inHg  
Baro Trend: Rising Slowly
Sunrise: 7:20am
Sunset: 6:16pm
Moonrise: 5:02am
Moonset: 5:08pm
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent, Moon at 26 days in cycle
5%
Illuminated
UV Index Forecast UV Index Forecast
Oct-21-2014
3.5     Medium 
Oct-22-2014
3.4     Medium 
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* Electronic tipping bucket totals / Daily manually recorded rain amounts as reported to CoCoRaHS will be available soon
 Station Information
 NWS Weather Forecast  - Outlook: Tonight & Wednesday
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely

Lo 50 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Davis VP+ forecast: Increasing clouds with little temperature change.
 
Wednesday

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Rain
Likely

Hi 59 °F
NWS forecast: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
 NOAA Image of the Day

GOES West Daylight Images of Hurricane Ana

GOES West Daylight Images of Hurricane Ana

GOES West entered Rapid Scan Operations between 1829Z on October 15 through 1159Z on October 21 to provide coverage of Hurricane Ana as it moved south of the Hawaiian Islands. This movie shows all available sunlit images with night's passage remaining dark. Seen here, on October 15, Tropical Storm Ana was approximately 590 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. On October 16, the U.S. Coast Guard made preparations to close Hawaii's ports east of Oahu as the storm moved west-northwestward. The center of Ana passed about 115 miles southwest of the Big Island on the night of October 17. Heavy rainfall and rising surf created flash flood conditions on the Big Island. Similar conditions affected the main Hawaiian Islands on October 18 as the center of Ana passed 95 miles south of Ni'ihau with maximum sustained winds near 80 mph with higher gusts. Ana continued moving northwestward through October 19, with tropical storm winds extending outward up to 105 miles from the center. Watches and warnings for the main Hawaiian Islands were discontinued on October 20 as the storm continued to move west.

Rapid scan operations provide enhanced coverage during times of critical need in order to provide the most up-to-date information for forecasters to provide watches and warnings in support of a Weather-Ready Nation.

Courtesy of NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory