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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 160600
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

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

ANZ600-161815-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

.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...

A backdoor front will drop across the area overnight into Monday
morning. The front will list back to the north during the day
Monday as low pressure moves in from the west. A stronger low
pressure system will cross the waters later Tuesday, and will
drag another cold front across the region area late Tuesday into
early Wednesday.



ANZ630-161815-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A
slight chance of rain late.

MON
E winds 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 foot. Showers likely after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft,
building to 3 ft late. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

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

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



ANZ631-161815-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

MON
E winds 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft,
building to 3 ft late. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt until early
morning. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft late in the evening.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

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

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



ANZ632-161815-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming W 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 30 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight. Showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.

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

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

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



ANZ634-161815-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. 



ANZ650-161815-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of rain late.

MON
E winds 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around
3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A
chance of showers.

MON NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late in the
evening, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming W
late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 



ANZ652-161815-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of rain late.

MON
E winds 10 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A
chance of showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming W 15 to 20 kt late. Seas around 4 ft
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to
5 ft late. Showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft
late in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft early in the evening,
then  subsiding to 4 ft late.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 



ANZ654-161815-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.

MON
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A
chance of showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming W 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers in the
evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft late in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft late.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 



ANZ656-161815-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.

MON
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming W 15 to 20 kt late. Seas around 3 ft
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers in the
evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft late in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 



ANZ658-161815-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 kt, becoming E late. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.

MON
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers in the
evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft late.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 



ANZ633-161815-
Currituck Sound-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
W winds 5 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.

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

MON NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

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

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



ANZ635-161815-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.

MON NIGHT
E winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 foot. Showers likely after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late in the
evening. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers in the evening.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot late.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ636-161815-
York River-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers in the
evening.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 to 3 ft late in the
evening, then  subsiding to 1 foot late.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ637-161815-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

MON NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves around 2 ft. Showers in the
evening.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ638-161815-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
100 AM EST Mon Dec 16 2019

REST OF TONIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

MON NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.

TUE
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves around
2 ft. Showers in the evening.

WED
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

THU
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.