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Forecast as of 1:23 am EDT on April 20, 2014
20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... Low pressure will remain off the southeast coast through Sunday as high pressure ridges over the waters. High pressure will slide off the northeast coast Sunday night as the coastal low lifts northeast well offshore. A cold front will cross the waters late Tuesday into Tuesday night.
Forecast as of 1:23 am EDT on April 20, 2014
Chesapeake Bay From Smith Point To Windmill Point Va-
Small Craft Advisory in effect through this evening
Through 7 Am
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Mon Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 9:56 PM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until midnight EDT
Sunday night...

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until midnight EDT
Sunday night.

* Winds: northeast 10 to 15 knots... increasing to 15 to 20 kt
tonight through Sunday evening.

* Waves: 2 to 3 ft... increasing to 3 to 4 ft late tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots and/or
waves of 4 feet or greater over the Chesapeake Bay are expected
to produce hazardous boating conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels... should avoid navigating in these conditions.

Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast... and
consider wind and sea conditions in planning.






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