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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 271725
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

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

ANZ600-280615-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

.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 frontal boundary will wash out across the region today as
weak high pressure builds in from the north. A stronger cold
front crosses the region Friday with high pressure building in
on Saturday.



ANZ630-280615-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SSE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.

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

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

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



ANZ631-280615-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SSE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.

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

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

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

THU NIGHT
S winds 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



ANZ632-280615-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.

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

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

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



ANZ634-280615-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

FRI
W winds 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

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

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



ANZ650-280615-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms early.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 10 seconds.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms
in the evening.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
around 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W late. Seas around
3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ652-280615-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms early.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 10 seconds.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell.
Dominant period 8 seconds.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
around 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.

THU NIGHT
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W late. Seas 3 to
4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ654-280615-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 10 seconds.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 8 seconds.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 4 seconds.

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

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

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ656-280615-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 10 seconds.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 8 seconds.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 4 seconds.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ658-280615-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

WED
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Seas around 2 ft.
Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms
in the evening.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 4 seconds.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ633-280615-
Currituck Sound-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms early, then a
chance of showers and tstms late.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves less than
1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat late in the
morning, then increasing to less than 1 foot and light chop in
the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

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

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, diminishing to less than 1 foot and
light chop in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ635-280615-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
flat.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves less
than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat late.

THU
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.

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

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ636-280615-
York River-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves flat.
A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 kt late. Waves less
than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat late.

THU
SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.

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

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ637-280615-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early, then a chance of showers and tstms late.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves flat.
A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves flat.

WED NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

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

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

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ638-280615-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
125 PM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021

THIS AFTERNOON
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers and tstms early, then a chance of showers and
tstms late.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

WED
W winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

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

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

FRI
W winds 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.