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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 162028
CWFAKQ

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 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

ANZ600-170915-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 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 strong cold front crosses the region tonight as low pressure
exits to the north northeast. The area of low pressure will
intensify while moving northeast to New England on Thursday,
bringing strong northwest winds to the local area. High pressure
slowly builds into the region late Friday into the weekend.



ANZ630-170915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT THURSDAY


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt late in
the evening, then becoming W 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers early in the evening.

THU
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
4 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

SAT
NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. 



ANZ631-170915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers
likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers early in the evening.

THU
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

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

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

SAT
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. 



ANZ632-170915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers
likely.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 4 to
5 ft. A chance of showers early in the evening.

THU
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
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 late morning
and afternoon.

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

SAT
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers. 



ANZ634-170915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 3 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt in the
late evening and early morning, then becoming W 20 to 25 kt late.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers early in the evening.

THU
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

SAT
NW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



ANZ650-170915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING


THROUGH 7 PM
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt with
gusts up to 40 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 6 to
7 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers likely early in
the evening.

THU
W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
5 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight. 



ANZ652-170915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING


THROUGH 7 PM
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. Showers likely early in the evening.

THU
W winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to
4 to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ654-170915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING


THROUGH 7 PM
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. A chance of showers early in the evening.

THU
W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
7 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ656-170915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers with a slight chance of
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt in the
late evening and early morning, then becoming W 20 to 25 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of
showers early in the evening.

THU
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 6 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ658-170915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance
of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers
early in the evening.

THU
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 6 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SUN
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



ANZ633-170915-
Currituck Sound-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the late
evening and early morning. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
early in the evening.

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

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

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

SAT
NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers. 

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.



ANZ635-170915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late in the
evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

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

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

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. 



ANZ636-170915-
York River-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance
of showers.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late in the
evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

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

SAT
W winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.



ANZ637-170915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance
of showers.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late in the
evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves around 2 ft.

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

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

SAT
W winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. 



ANZ638-170915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
428 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


THROUGH 7 PM
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely.

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
early in the evening.

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

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

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

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

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

SUN
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

SUN NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.