National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

We need your feedback! Take our new, shorter survey

NWS is conducting research on how to better serve your needs. Please complete our annual customer satisfaction survey. We've shortened it from previous years to make it easier for you to share your opinions with us. The survey is available via the link below and the core section should only take about 10 minutes to complete.
Read More...

Last Update: 351 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

View Nearby Observations

Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT OFF THE CAROLINA COAST. THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK NORTHEAST AND PASS WELL OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT.
  • Through 7 Am E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
  • Today E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.
  • Tonight E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers early in the evening.
  • Sun NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 4 ft.
  • Sun Night W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tue N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tue Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
  • Wed NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm
Mobile Version