Forecast for Annapolis: Becoming mostly sunny and less humid with a high around 80. Light north wind around 10 m.p.h. Mostly clear tonight with a low from the upper 50s inland to the mid 60s near the bay shore. Light winds becoming calm overnight.
High pressure is building over the Middle Atlantic states today and providing the region with a sunny August afternoon along with lower humidity. Although there may be a few fair weather clouds from time to time, the sky will be mostly clear throughout the afternoon hours. Temperatures will be mild for this time of year with maximums only around 80 degrees, perhaps a degree or two warmer. Overnight, with high pressure and calm winds, thermometer readings will fall into the upper 50s in some of the outlying areas to the low to mid 60s in downtown Annapolis. On Sunday, the center of high pressure will move to our south. Consequently, the winds will shift to the south, but our weather will remain mostly sunny and seasonably warm with highs in the mid 80s.
On the Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay, there are no advisories currently in effect. Winds today will come out of the northeast at around 10 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 24 is 84 degrees and the average low is 64. The records at Baltimore on this date are 98 degrees in 1968 and 48 degrees in 1952. 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.