...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
653 AM EST Tue Jan 22 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...
Winds continue to diminish this morning as arctic high pressure
builds into the area. The high moves off the coast Tuesday.
Another area of low pressure approaches the region Wednesday
night with strong southerly flow by Thursday morning.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds, subsiding to 2 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds late. Light freezing spray this morning.
S winds 5 kt, increasing to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt late. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft late. Rain.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.