...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
1220 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
.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...
Weak high pressure moves over the mid-Atlantic region overnight.
Low pressure tracks immediately north of the area Saturday night.
An arctic cold front crosses the area Sunday, followed by dry and
much colder weather Sunday night through Monday.
Rest Of Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
E winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Rain.
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late in the morning, then becoming NW 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.
NW winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray after midnight.
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Light freezing spray in the morning.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.