Skip Navigation Linkswww.nws.noaa.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service Forecast Office   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Wakefield, VA banner image
 
 

Coastal Waters Forecast
Latest Versions  [Current][-1][-2][-3][-4]



000
FZUS51 KAKQ 192101
CWFAKQ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

ANZ600-200445-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.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 THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT. LOW
PRESSURE WILL TRACK OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST SATURDAY...WITH ANOTHER
LOW MOVING NORTHEAST OFF THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COASTS
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REMAIN ACROSS NEW ENGLAND. A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM
THE WEST WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ630-200445-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ631-200445-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.

$$

ANZ632-200445-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.

$$

ANZ634-200445-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.

$$

ANZ650-200445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ652-200445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ654-200445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ656-200445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ658-200445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ633-200445-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ635-200445-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ636-200445-
YORK RIVER-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ637-200445-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$

ANZ638-200445-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
401 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.  

$$






National Weather Service
Disclaimer Privacy Policy