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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 201903
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 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

ANZ600-210230-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 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...

High pressure remains centered northwest of the area through the
weekend while Tropical Cyclone Jose meanders south of the New
England coast. Swells from distant Hurricane Maria will begin to
impact the local area waters by this weekend.



ANZ630-210230-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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



ANZ631-210230-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ632-210230-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 foot.

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

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. 



ANZ634-210230-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight,
then becoming W late. Waves around 2 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ650-210230-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4
to 5 ft after midnight. A dominant period of 10 seconds.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming N late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 6 ft.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of
showers.

MON
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 



ANZ652-210230-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4
to 5 ft after midnight. A dominant period of 11 seconds.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to
6 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft after midnight.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft... building to 7 to
9 ft in the afternoon. 



ANZ654-210230-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A dominant period
of 11 seconds.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5
ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the evening.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt late. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.

SUN
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon. 



ANZ656-210230-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A dominant period of 11 seconds.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late in the
evening, then becoming S after midnight... becoming W late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 12 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight, then building to 5 to 6 ft late...
mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the
evening.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon. 



ANZ658-210230-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the late evening
and early morning, then becoming W late. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding
to 4 to 5 ft in the late evening and overnight...mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.

THU
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight,
then becoming W late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft...mainly
NE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 12 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the evening.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to
5 ft after midnight.

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
5 to 6 ft...building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...building to
6 to 8 ft after midnight.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 



ANZ633-210230-
Currituck Sound-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.

THU
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming S after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

SUN
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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



ANZ635-210230-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
early morning, then increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot.

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

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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



ANZ636-210230-
York River-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.

THU
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.

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

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

SUN
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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



ANZ637-210230-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.

THU
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt early in the evening... becoming light
and variable, then becoming NW 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

SUN
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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



ANZ638-210230-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
303 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.

THU
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU NIGHT
E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.

FRI
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

SUN
N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

MON
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.