Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

ANZ600-220315-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.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 builds into and over the area today through Sunday.
Low pressure tracks from the Gulf Coast states northeast up along
the East Coast Monday through Wednesday.

$$

ANZ630-220315-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in
the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot
in the afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ631-220315-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the late morning and early
afternoon, then becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in
the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ632-220315-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ634-220315-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves
around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.

$$

ANZ650-220315-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming NE early this afternoon,
then becoming SE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell .
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to
6 to 7 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Rain likely in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ652-220315-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming SE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in
the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely
in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ654-220315-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in
the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ656-220315-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Seas around
2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
6 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ658-220315-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
5 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Rain.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ633-220315-
Currituck Sound-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain after
midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.

$$

ANZ635-220315-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming NE late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain after
midnight.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ636-220315-
York River-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ637-220315-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...E winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ638-220315-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1012 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...S winds 5 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$



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