...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
652 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 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...
A strong cold front pushes off the coast this evening. Gusty
west or northwest winds continue through Friday, as low pressure
intensifies off the northern New England coast while high pressure
slowly builds in from the west. The high moves off the Carolina
coast Saturday afternoon. The next low pressure approaches from
the west on Sunday and moves through the local area Sunday night.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds, subsiding to 2 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds in the afternoon.
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 ft late. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.