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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 181431
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 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

ANZ600-190330-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 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 will settle over the region through Wednesday. The
next area of low pressure approaches from the southwest Thursday
and brings another round of rain Thursday afternoon into early
Friday. The low moves into New England by Saturday.



ANZ630-190330-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft late.

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

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in
the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ631-190330-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
this afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft late.

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

WED
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in
the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ632-190330-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt early. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

WED
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then
rain likely in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ634-190330-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
this afternoon. Waves 3 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then
rain likely in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

SAT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ650-190330-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
this afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 7 to
9 ft after midnight. Rain.

FRI
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 



ANZ652-190330-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds, subsiding to 2 ft
with a dominant period of 9 seconds after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then
rain likely in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 7 to
9 ft after midnight. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 



ANZ654-190330-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds,
subsiding to 2 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds after
midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 6 to
8 ft in the late evening and overnight. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

SAT
W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 



ANZ656-190330-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

WED
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

THU
SE winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance
of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

SAT
W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 



ANZ658-190330-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5
to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 kt, becoming E late in the morning, then
becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

THU
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 4 ft late. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM in the evening.

FRI
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

SAT
W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 



ANZ633-190330-
Currituck Sound-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

WED
N winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain likely.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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



ANZ635-190330-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 foot.

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

WED
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot. Rain.

FRI
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ636-190330-
York River-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 foot. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain.

FRI
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

SAT NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. 



ANZ637-190330-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

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



ANZ638-190330-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
931 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
N winds 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.

WED
S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

THU
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 foot. Rain.

THU NIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.

FRI
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
W winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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



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