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FZUS51 KAKQ 222012  
CWFAKQ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
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  
 
ANZ600-230915-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
.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 MOVES AWAY FROM THE WATERS ON THURSDAY. LOW  
PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST FRIDAY WITH THE TRAILING COLD  
FRONT CROSSING THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ630-230915-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ631-230915-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ632-230915-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES  
4 TO 5 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ634-230915-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING  
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT,  
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ650-230915-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT  
20 NM-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. MAINLY E  
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD  
OF 10 SECONDS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
7 TO 9 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO  
5 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ652-230915-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY E SWELL  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD  
OF 11 SECONDS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
7 TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT, SUBSIDING TO  
5 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ654-230915-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT  
20 NM-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. MAINLY E SWELL WITH  
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD  
OF 11 SECONDS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT,  
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ656-230915-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-  
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD  
OF 10 SECONDS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT,  
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO  
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ658-230915-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT  
20 NM-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
6 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 5 FT WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ633-230915-  
CURRITUCK SOUND-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ635-230915-  
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ636-230915-  
YORK RIVER-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ637-230915-  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ638-230915-  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-  
TUNNEL-  
312 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
THROUGH 7 PM
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. RAIN.   
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.  
 

 
 
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