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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 240151
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

ANZ600-241415-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.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 remains centered just off the New England coast
through tonight. Low pressure will track northeast up
and along the east coast late Tuesday through Wednesday.



ANZ630-241415-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of rain after midnight. A chance of rain late.

TUE
E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot late. Rain.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ631-241415-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of rain late this evening and early morning, then a chance
of rain late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.

THU
NW winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening. 



ANZ632-241415-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
rain late this evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
Rain likely late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt late. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Rain likely.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot
in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening. 



ANZ634-241415-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A slight chance of
rain late this evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
Rain likely late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE
20 to 25 kt late. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 5 to
6 ft. Rain likely.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft
late. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 10 kt, becoming N early in the afternoon, then
becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

FRI
E winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ650-241415-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft with a period of 6
seconds late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming
SE 20 to 25 kt late in the evening, then diminishing to 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Rain.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance
of showers in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
6 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ652-241415-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft with a period of 6
seconds late. A slight chance of rain late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds late. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Rain.

WED
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds late. Rain likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.

THU
NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ654-241415-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft with a period of 6
seconds late. A slight chance of rain after midnight. A chance of
rain late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds late. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain likely.

WED
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 kt, becoming S early in the afternoon, then
increasing to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ656-241415-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds. A slight chance of rain late this evening,
then a chance of rain after midnight. Rain likely late.

TUE
E winds 15 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 7 to 9 ft
with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain likely.

WED
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming NE late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance
of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ658-241415-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds. A slight chance of rain late this evening,
then a chance of rain after midnight. Rain likely late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 8 to 10 ft
with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers.

WED
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 5 to
6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ633-241415-
Currituck Sound-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain late
this evening and early morning, then rain late.

TUE
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE
20 to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ635-241415-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance
of rain late this evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
Rain likely late.

TUE
E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

WED
SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely in the morning,
then a chance of showers in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ636-241415-
York River-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance
of rain late this evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
Rain likely late.

TUE
E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and early morning, then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt, becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ637-241415-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain
late this evening and early morning, then rain late.

TUE
E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and early morning, then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

FRI
E winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



ANZ638-241415-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
951 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

OVERNIGHT
E winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain late
this evening and early morning, then rain late.

TUE
E winds 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain likely.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

THU
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

FRI
E winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening. 



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