...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
702 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 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...
An area of low pressure moves off the coast early this morning,
then Canadian high pressure builds into the Mid Atlantic region
from the north this afternoon into tonight. High pressure remains
over the region Thursday and Friday. The next cold front crosses
the local area Saturday.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds, building to 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely early this morning.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.