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Holiday travelers to Maryland and Delaware beaches should have good weather Thursday, when the forecast for both Ocean City, Maryland and Rehoboth, Delaware, is for partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 82.

Chincoteague, Virginia, has a slight chance of showers before noon Thursday. It will be partly sunny, with a high near 81.

People headed to area beaches should be aware a moderate risk of rip currents is in effect through Thursday evening in southern Delaware, southeast Maryland and eastern and southeast Virginia, according to the National Weather Service.

A chance of showers and breezy conditions are in the forecast for the region throughout much of the Labor Day weekend.

Still, Labor Day Monday should see mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s.

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Ocean City, Maryland

Thursday night there is slight chance of showers in Ocean City.

The resort town again will see a slight chance of showers after 1 p.m. Friday and mostly cloudy skies and breezy conditions, with a high only near 68.

Saturday is forecast to bring a better chance of showers and thunderstorms in Ocean City, with a high of near 75 and breezy conditions.

The chance of precipitation is 70 percent on Saturday. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday's forecast says showers are likely, mainly before 9 a.m. It is forecast to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

The sun should make an appearance toward the end of the long holiday weekend.

Labor Day is forecast to be mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Thursday night, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m., then a slight chance of showers until 2 a.m., with a low around 62.

Friday is forecast to be be partly sunny, with a high near 68 and northeast winds 9 to 16 miles per hour.

Friday night rain is likely, mainly after 3 a.m., with a low around 60.

On Saturday, rain again is likely, with a high near 73 and east wind at 14 to 16 miles per hour. New rainfall between a quarter and half an inch is possible.

Saturday night, rain is likely, with a low around 67.

On Sunday, rain is likely before 9 a.m., then a chance of showers. The high will be near 80.

Labor Day is forecast to be mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

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Chincoteague, Virginia

Thursday night, there is a slight chance of showers after 10 p.m., with a low around 67 and southwest winds 6 to 9 miles per hour, becoming north after midnight.

On Friday, there is a slight chance of showers before 9 a.m. and again after 1 p.m. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy conditions are in the forecast, with a northeast wind of 16 to 20 miles per hours, with gusts as high as 29 miles per hour.

Friday night's forecast says showers are likely, with thunderstorms possible after 3 a.m., and a low around 66.

Showers again are likely on Saturday, with a possible thunderstorm before 9 a.m. and again after 3 p.m. The high will be near 77, and east winds of 18 to 21 miles per hour, with higher gusts, are forecast.

Saturday night showers are likely, with a possible thunderstorm and a low around 68.

On Sunday, showers are likely, mainly before 9 a.m. Then it is forecast to be partly sunny, with a high near 80.

The Labor Day forecast is for mostly sunny skies and a high near 80.

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