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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 221754
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

ANZ600-230115-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.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...

Weak low pressure will track northeast just off the coast this
morning ahead of a cold front. The cold front is expected to move
offshore by late morning. High pressure builds back into the area
for Thanksgiving Day and Friday.      



ANZ630-230115-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. 



ANZ631-230115-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ632-230115-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to
2 ft after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ634-230115-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late.
Waves 3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2
to 3 ft late.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ650-230115-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around
30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...
building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds in the late evening and early morning, then
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds late.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
9 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NW winds 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ652-230115-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around
30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...
building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ654-230115-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds... building to
4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight.
Seas around 3 ft.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ656-230115-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds... building to
5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds late.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ658-230115-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds... building to
5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds late.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds late.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ633-230115-
Currituck Sound-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ635-230115-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ636-230115-
York River-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ637-230115-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to 2 ft
after midnight.

SUN
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. 



ANZ638-230115-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1254 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THIS AFTERNOON
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...
building to 2 to 3 ft late.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
SW winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.

SUN
NW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. 



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