• An Assateague wild horse finding shelter in the dunes.

    Assateague Island

    National Seashore MD,VA

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Spring: Often windy and cool with lows in the 40's and highs in the 60's.
Summer: Hot and humid with lows in the 60's and highs in the 80's.
Fall: Warm with lows in the 50's and highs in the 70's.
Winter: Damp cold and often windy. Lows in the 20's, highs in the 40's.


Weather Forecasts (National Weather Service)

Berlin, MD
Chincoteague Island, VA


NOAA Tide Predictions

Maryland District Tides
Ocean City Inlet (pdf file, 75.8kb)
Public Landing (pdf file, 69kb)
South Point, Sinepuxent Neck (pdf file, 69kb)

Virginia District Tides
Wallops Island (oceanside) (pdf file, 71kb)
Assateague beach, Toms Cove (cove/bayside) (pdf file, 72kb)
Chincoteague Channel, South End (pdf file, 70kb)
Chincoteague Island, Oyster Bay (pdf file, 70kb)

Did You Know?

piping plover photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service image library. 4 kb

...that instead of needing to keep her eggs warm, the beach-nesting piping plover will stand over her eggs on hot days to shade them and keep them cool.