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000 FZUS51 KAKQ 230923 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Wakefield VA 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 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 ANZ600-232230- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 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... High pressure slides by north of the region today, as a frontal lingers over the southeast states. The front will lift back north as a warm front tonight into Sunday morning. A cold front will then cross the region late Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. High pressure builds in from the west late Monday into Tuesday. $$ ANZ630-232230- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of rain. .TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight, then becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less in the evening. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ631-232230- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming W 20 to 25 kt late. Waves building to 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. .TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ632-232230- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON...NW winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TUE...N winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ634-232230- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt late. Waves building to 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON...W winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TUE...N winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ650-232230- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. .TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt late. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers, mainly in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. .MON...W winds 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. .TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. $$ ANZ652-232230- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of rain. .TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less in the evening. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers, mainly in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. .MON...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. $$ ANZ654-232230- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of rain. .TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. .MON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. $$ ANZ656-232230- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Rain likely. .TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period of 5 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. .MON...NW winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. $$ ANZ658-232230- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Rain likely. .TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain likely, mainly in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. .MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. $$ ANZ633-232230- Currituck Sound- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely. .TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely, mainly in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves 2 ft. .MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 2ft, subsiding to 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ635-232230- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON...NW winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ636-232230- York River- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON...W winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ637-232230- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely. .TODAY...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot late. .MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ638-232230- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 423 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019 .THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely. .TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. .SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely in the morning. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON...W winds 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TUE...NW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ BROWN

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