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000 FZUS51 KAKQ 151401 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Wakefield VA 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 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 ANZ600-160230- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 .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... Low pressure tracks northeast off the coast today and lingers off the New England coast on Friday. Weak high pressure builds across the region Friday into the weekend. Another area of low pressure potentially tracks off the Southeast coast Sunday. $$ ANZ630-160230- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft late in the evening. .FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late evening and early morning, then becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ631-160230- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 3 ft late in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming NE late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ632-160230- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft late in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ634-160230- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming E late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ650-160230- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. $$ ANZ652-160230- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. $$ ANZ654-160230- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming SW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. $$ ANZ656-160230- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming SW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. $$ ANZ658-160230- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. .SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. $$ ANZ633-160230- Currituck Sound- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late in the evening, then increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the evening. .MON...NW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ635-160230- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...N winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .MON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ636-160230- York River- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...N winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .MON...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ637-160230- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .MON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ638-160230- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 1001 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers late this morning, then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .MON...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. $$

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