Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NDBC Title GraphicClick to go to NDBC home page   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Home News Organization
 
 
    
    Station List

 Observations
    Mobile Access
    Obs via Google Maps
    Classic Maps
         Recent
         Historical
         DART®
         Oil & Gas ADCP
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    Gliders
    BuoyCAMs Image indicating link to BuoyCAMs page
    TAO
    DODS
    OceanSITES
    HF Radar
    OSMC
    Dial-A-Buoy
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Obs Web Widget
    Email Access

 Station Status
    NDBC Maintenance
    NDBC Platforms
    Partner Platforms

 Program Info
    Facebook Logo
    NDBC on Facebook
    About NDBC
     Met/Ocean
          Moored Buoy
          C-MAN
    TAO
    DART®
    VOS
    CSP
    IOOS® Program
    IOOS® DAC

 Publications
    NDBC DQC Handbook
    Hurricane Data Plots
    Mariners Weather
      Log

    Observing
      Handbook No. 1


 Science Education

 FAQ
 Media Inquiries
 Contact Us
 Visitor Information
 Links
 
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.

NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KAKQ 280121
CWFAKQ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ600-280915-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
CURRITUCK SOUND AND PORTIONS OF THE JAMES, YORK,
AND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVERS...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OF THE REGION TONIGHT AS A WEAK FRONT
REMAINS OFF THE CAROLINA COAST. THE HIGH MOVES BY TO THE NORTH
FRIDAY AS THE FRONT DISSIPATES OFF THE CAROLINA COAST. THE HIGH
DRIFTS OFF THE COAST LATER FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.   



ANZ630-280915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ631-280915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 



ANZ632-280915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 



ANZ634-280915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 



ANZ650-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



ANZ652-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



ANZ654-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



ANZ656-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



ANZ658-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN BECOMING
SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



ANZ633-280915-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ635-280915-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ636-280915-
YORK RIVER-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ637-280915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ638-280915-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
921 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

OVERNIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



WRS