Forecast for Annapolis: Mostly sunny today with a high around 82. Southerly winds around 10 miles per hour. Variable cloudiness overnight and not as cool with a low near 65. Near calm winds.
High pressure over the Middle Atlantic states today will provide the region with another spectacular late-summer day. At 8 a.m., thermometer readings have dropped into the upper 50s at Baltimore, with some low 60s elsewhere. Temperatures will rise quickly through the 60s this morning and into the mid 70s by noon. Although there may be a few fair weather clouds from time to time, the sky will be mostly clear throughout the afternoon hours. The center of high pressure will be moving to our south later today. Consequently, the winds will shift to the south, but our weather will remain mostly sunny with highs in the low 80s. Looking ahead to the new week, our weather will become more humid and more unsettled with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms and highs in the mid to upper 80s.
On the Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay, there are no advisories currently in effect. Winds today will come out of the east at 5 knots with waves around one foot. Tonight, winds will shift to the southeast at less than 10 knots with waves one foot or less. Marine weather information is provided only as a guide. Boaters should always stay tuned to the latest forecasts and advisories from the National Weather Service.
The average high temperature for August 25 is 84 degrees and the average low is 64. The records at Baltimore on this date are 97 degrees in 1968 and 51 degrees in 1963. Weather data courtesy of the National Weather Service. For more weather updates, please visit my Chesapeake Bay Weather page on Facebook, and if you're heading to Ocean City feel free to check out my Ocean City MD Weather page on Facebook. You can also follow me on Twitter @chesbayweather.