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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 032026
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast for Virginia
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

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

ANZ600-040915-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

.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...

Arctic high pressure will build toward the area from tonight
through Saturday. This will allow winds to gradually diminish. The
high moves offshore Saturday night into Sunday.



ANZ630-040915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
4 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray in the late evening and
overnight.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N in
the evening, then becoming E after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon, then
becoming SW with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ631-040915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 to
5 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray after midnight.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N in
the evening, then becoming E after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW with gusts
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. 



ANZ632-040915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray after midnight.

SAT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW with gusts
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ634-040915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 4 to 5
ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray after midnight.

SAT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SE 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the
afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW with gusts
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. 



ANZ650-040915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Light freezing spray
in the late evening and overnight.

SAT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

SUN
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N in
the evening, then becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon, then becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 



ANZ652-040915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Light freezing spray
in the late evening and overnight.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Dominant
period 4 seconds.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Dominant period 4 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon, then becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 



ANZ654-040915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Light freezing spray
after midnight.

SAT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SE 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

SUN
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Dominant period 4 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NE
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ656-040915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds. Light freezing spray after midnight.

SAT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming E 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in
the afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Dominant period 6 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt, becoming W with gusts to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N with
gusts to 20 kt in the evening, then becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TUE
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW with gusts
to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ658-040915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


THROUGH 7 PM
N winds 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

SAT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming E 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in
the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
7 seconds.

SUN
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly NE swell. Dominant
period 7 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A
chance of rain in the evening.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NE
after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

TUE
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon, then
becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the evening,
becoming SW with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 



ANZ633-040915-
Currituck Sound-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
N winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

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

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming E 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, diminishing to less than
1 foot and light chop in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

SUN
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

MON
NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves less
than 1 foot and light chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon and evening, then diminishing to less than 1 foot and
light chop after midnight.

TUE
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon, then
increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming SW with gusts
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop,
increasing to 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ635-040915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY


THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

TONIGHT
NW winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft late.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves less
than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt in the afternoon and evening, then becoming SW with
gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft.



ANZ636-040915-
York River-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY


THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft late.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming S in the
afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after
midnight.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ637-040915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY


THROUGH 7 PM
NW winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft late.

SAT
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming S in the
afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft after midnight.

SUN
SW winds 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

MON
NW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon, then becoming
NE in the evening, becoming E after midnight. Waves flat,
increasing to less than 1 foot and light chop in the afternoon
and evening, then diminishing to flat after midnight.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 



ANZ638-040915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
326 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
N winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

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

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot in
the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

SUN
SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.