Improving Conditions…Next System Moves in Tuesday

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TODAY'S WEATHER PATTERN_710241

Yesterday was another windy day, but it was better than the day before.  Today will continue with the “improvement” trend…as winds will be a bit lower.  Expect a North wind ranging from 15-25mph G. 30mph.

FUTURE TRAK FORECAST WIND- TODAY

Although the winds will be lighter, they will still be strong enough (and based on the wind direction) to lead to near Minor Tidal Flooding…especially around today’s High Tide cycles.

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY- TODAY

Notice how the tides decrease below nuisance (below 4.0′) for Monday as the winds relax (graphic below)…great news!

TIDES - SEWELL'S POINT

However, aside from tides, the surf is crashing ashore…leading to over-wash and beach erosion in some areas.  Therefore, use caution if you live near the ocean, and be on guard for rising water around High tides for all coastal areas.

1ST STREET VIRGINIA BEACH - VIEW COURTESY OF SURFLINE.COM

The winds will be lighter for Monday courtesy of high pressure ridging into our area from out of Canada & the deep low pressure area moving further out to sea.  So, expect a lovely start to the workweek. However, it’ll be a cool day with 40s expected.

TOMORROW'S WEATHER PATTERN

A new area of low pressure will slide into our area by Tuesday afternoon and evening. It will also be attached to a warm front. So, expect scattered showers for Tuesday (and Wednesday) with slightly warmer temps.

TUESDAY'S WEATHER PATTERN

For now, Friday into Saturday looks dry with temps near 50°….stay tuned.  FYI… Daylight Saving Time Begins (Spring Forward) on Sunday, March 11th at 2AM.  This will bring a later sunset! 

Watch Meteorologist Kristin Ketchell tonight on WAVY NEWS 10 and FOX43.

-Meteorologist Deitra Tate

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