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000 FZUS51 KAKQ 190443 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast for Virginia National Weather Service Wakefield VA 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 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 ANZ600-191715- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .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 farther out to sea overnight. Low pressure and a warm front will slowly lift across the area overnight through Thursday. The next cold front moves into the area late in the weekend into early next week. $$ ANZ630-191715- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon. A chance of tstms through the night. Showers likely through the night. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ631-191715- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming W late. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...S winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon. A chance of tstms through the night. Showers likely through the night. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ632-191715- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ634-191715- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming S with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ650-191715- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers. .THU...S winds 20 kt, becoming SW early in the afternoon, then diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers through the night. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers. $$ ANZ652-191715- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers late. .THU...S winds 20 kt, becoming SW early in the afternoon, then diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. A chance of showers and tstms after midnight. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ654-191715- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers late. .THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ656-191715- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 5 seconds. .FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the evening, then becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .MON...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ658-191715- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening. .FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. .SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. .SUN...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .MON...W winds 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ633-191715- Currituck Sound- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening. .FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming S with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, diminishing to less than 1 foot and light chop after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after midnight. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ635-191715- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers in the afternoon. A chance of tstms through the night. Showers likely through the night. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ636-191715- York River- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers in the afternoon. A chance of tstms through the night. Showers likely through the night. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ637-191715- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. .FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 kt after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after midnight. A chance of showers in the afternoon. A chance of tstms through the night. Showers likely through the night. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after midnight. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ ANZ638-191715- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 1243 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers late. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...SW winds 10 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after midnight. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. $$ GINGRICH

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