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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 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

ANZ600-242315-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 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...

A cold front drops south across Virginia today, stalls across
northern North Carolina tonight, then lifts back north as a
warm front Thursday. A stronger cold front crosses the region
Friday. High pressure builds into the area over the weekend.

$$

ANZ630-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt, becoming N late this morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms
in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late this morning, then
becoming N this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late this
morning, then becoming N early this afternoon, becoming NE late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers or tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt early this
afternoon, then becoming NE late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Isolated
showers or tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
around 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-242315-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-242315-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the late evening
and early morning, then becoming N late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming S late. Seas around 3 ft.
Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-242315-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-242315-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt early this
afternoon, then becoming NE late. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. Isolated showers or tstms late.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-242315-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt early this
afternoon, then becoming SE late. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. Isolated showers or tstms late.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-242315-
Currituck Sound-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late this
morning, then becoming NW early this afternoon, becoming E late.
Waves 1 foot. Isolated showers or tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-242315-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-242315-
York River-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers or tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-242315-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers or tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-242315-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
700 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late this
morning, then becoming N early this afternoon, becoming NE late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers or tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

GINGRICH



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