Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

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

ANZ600-260930-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

.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 linger over the area through Wednesday
morning. A strong cold front will approach from the west Wednesday
evening before crossing the waters Wednesday night. A cold upper
trough moves over the area on Thursday and Friday.

$$

ANZ630-260930-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming E late. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog.
Vsby around 1 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ631-260930-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance
of rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming NW late in the evening, then
becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog. Vsby
around 1 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ632-260930-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance
of rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Waves
1 foot. Areas of fog. Vsby around 1 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft late. Showers
likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Waves around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ634-260930-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance
of rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
around 1 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers
likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ650-260930-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain likely. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Mainly S swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A
chance of rain early in the evening. Areas of fog. Vsby around 1
NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with
vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late
in the evening, then becoming S 20 to 25 kt after midnight,
becoming W late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds after midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6
ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft late.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ652-260930-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight, then
becoming NE late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly S swell with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A chance of rain early in the evening. Areas
of fog. Vsby around 1 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with
vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up 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 10 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 7
seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ654-260930-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Areas of
fog. Vsby around 1 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with
vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and early morning, then
becoming W 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ656-260930-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late. Seas
around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Areas of fog. Vsby around 1 NM.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Areas of fog
in the morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late in
the evening, then becoming W with gusts up to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ658-260930-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Areas of fog. Vsby around 1
NM.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning with
vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and early morning, then
becoming W with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ633-260930-
Currituck Sound-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves
1 foot. Areas of fog. Vsby around 1 NM.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-260930-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM, decreasing to around 1 NM overnight.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-260930-
York River-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot. Areas of fog early in the evening. Areas of fog in the
late evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to around 1
NM overnight.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog in the
morning with around vsby 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely, mainly
in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-260930-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. Areas
of fog in the late evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late in
the evening, decreasing to around 1 NM overnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog in the
morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely in
the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ638-260930-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
340 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. Areas of
fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM
late in the evening, decreasing to around 1 NM overnight.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Areas of fog in the
morning with vsby around 1 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$


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