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Hurricane Symbol Storm Special! View the latest observations near Atlantic Hurricane Ian.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 271056
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast for Virginia
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

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

ANZ600-272315-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

.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 weak cold front continues to move offshore early this morning.
High pressure builds in from the west today. Another cold front
crosses the waters tonight, with strong high pressure building
into the north later in the week. Tropical Cyclone Ian is forecast
to slowly move north over Florida on Friday.



ANZ630-272315-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
3 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely. 



ANZ631-272315-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
A chance of rain through the night.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely. 



ANZ632-272315-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt late in the evening, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt
with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
A chance of rain.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Rain likely. 



ANZ634-272315-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

TODAY
N winds 10 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt this afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt late in the evening, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt
with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 5 to 6 ft. A
chance of rain.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Rain likely. 



ANZ650-272315-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt this afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
A chance of rain after midnight.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A
chance of rain, then rain likely after midnight. 



ANZ652-272315-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft,
building to 6 to 7 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A
chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely. 



ANZ654-272315-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 10 kt, becoming NW early this afternoon, then
becoming W late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

THU
N winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

FRI
NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A
chance of rain through the night.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Rain likely. 



ANZ656-272315-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 kt, becoming W late in the evening, then
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU
NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

FRI
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A
chance of rain.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain likely. 



ANZ658-272315-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 2
to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 kt, becoming NW late in the evening, then
increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight,
becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 7 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

THU
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

FRI
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A
chance of rain through the night. Rain likely after midnight.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 6 to
8 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain likely. 



ANZ633-272315-
Currituck Sound-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

TODAY
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves less than
1 foot and light chop.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 kt, becoming W late in the evening, then
becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.

FRI
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of rain through the night. Rain likely after
midnight.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely. 



ANZ635-272315-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W this afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop.

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

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

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of rain through the night.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely. 



ANZ636-272315-
York River-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves less than
1 foot and light chop.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, diminishing to less than 1 foot and
light chop in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of rain through the night.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Waves around
2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely. 



ANZ637-272315-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves less than
1 foot and light chop.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, diminishing to less than 1 foot and
light chop in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft, diminishing
to 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely. 



ANZ638-272315-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
656 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

FRI
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
A chance of rain.

SAT
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.