Coastal Waters Forecast
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403 FZUS51 KAKQ 300500 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast for Virginia National Weather Service Wakefield VA 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 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 ANZ600-301715- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .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 cold front moves over the local waters tonight with a brief surge of higher north winds expected later tonight into Thursday. High pressure slowly builds into the area from the west on Friday and Saturday, before moving offshore by Sunday. $$ ANZ630-301715- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft, increasing to 2 to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ631-301715- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft, increasing to 2 to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ632-301715- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ634-301715- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW, then increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft late. Wave Detail: E 1 ft at 7 seconds and SE 1 ft at 3 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 3 seconds and E 1 ft at 8 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 3 seconds and E 1 foot at 7 seconds. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 3 seconds and E 1 foot at 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 5 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ650-301715- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds and NW 2 ft at 3 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 7 seconds. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 7 seconds and N 1 foot at 3 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 6 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ652-301715- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds and W 1 ft at 3 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds and NW 2 ft at 3 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 7 seconds and NW 1 foot at 3 seconds. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 6 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ654-301715- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 8 seconds and NW 2 ft at 3 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 3 seconds and NE 2 ft at 8 seconds. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 3 ft at 5 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 6 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, occasionally to 6 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ656-301715- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 7 seconds and W 1 ft at 3 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 9 seconds and NW 2 ft at 3 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 5 seconds. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 3 ft at 6 seconds and NW 2 ft at 3 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ft at 5 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, occasionally to 6 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ658-301715- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas around 2 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 8 seconds and NW 1 ft at 3 seconds. Isolated showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: SE 2 ft at 9 seconds and N 2 ft at 3 seconds. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 2 ft at 7 seconds. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: N 3 ft at 4 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Wave Detail: NE 3 ft at 6 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, occasionally to 5 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, occasionally to 6 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ633-301715- Currituck Sound- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves around 1 foot. Isolated showers and tstms late this evening and early morning. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves around 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 1 foot, diminishing to 1 foot or less and light chop after midnight. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves around 1 foot, diminishing to 1 foot or less and light chop in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 1 foot, diminishing to 1 foot or less and light chop after midnight. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves around 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ635-301715- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening, then isolated showers and tstms. .THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 1 foot, diminishing to 1 foot or less and light chop after midnight. .SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less and light chop. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less and light chop. .SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ636-301715- York River- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves around 1 foot. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening, then isolated showers and tstms. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 1 foot, increasing to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 1 foot, diminishing to 1 foot or less and light chop after midnight. .SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less and light chop. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less and light chop. .SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ637-301715- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft, increasing to 2 to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening, then isolated showers and tstms. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 1 foot, diminishing to 1 foot or less and light chop after midnight. .SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less and light chop. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less and light chop. .SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ638-301715- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 100 AM EDT Thu May 30 2024 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and tstms late this evening, then isolated showers and tstms. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$