Marine Weather for AN 656

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 6:55 PM EDT on April 17, 2014
20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure centered over New England will slowly push off to the Canadian Maritimes tonight through Friday...maintaining a cool northeast flow across the local area. A slow moving low pressure system will persist off the southeast coast over the weekend...as high pressure builds south from the Great Lakes.
Forecast as of 6:55 PM EDT on April 17, 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Saturday evening
Coastal Waters From Cape Charles Light Va To Nc Va Border Out To 20 Nm-
Tonight
NE winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early in the evening. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of rain early in the evening.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Mon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Small Craft Advisory
Statement as of 6:57 PM EDT on April 17, 2014

...Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT Saturday...

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT Saturday.

* Winds: northeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots... diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight.

* Seas: 7 to 10 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal waters 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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Tidal Potomac River and Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay.

Sandy Hook NJ to Fenwick Island de to 20 nm offshore and Delaware Bay

Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay...Currituck Sound and Atlantic coastal waters from Fenwick Island de to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles

From S of Currituck Beach Light to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm... including the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds and The Monitor National marine Sanctuary

Surf City NC to South Santee River SC out 20 nm

South Santee River SC to Savannah GA out 20 nm and Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 60 nm...including Charleston Harbor and Grays Reef National marine Sanctuary

Atlantic coastal waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central Washington coastal waters

W central N Atlc Continental shelf and slope waters beyond 20 nm...to 250 nm offshore...including S of Georges Bank from 1000 FM to...250 nm offshore.

New England Continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm offshore to the Hague line...except to 1000 FM S of New England.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Kiptopeke, VA 52.0 °F
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA 51.1 °F
Money Point, VA 57.0 °F
Duck Pier, NC 51.1 °F
Sewells Point, VA 55.9 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Cape Henry, VA 44099 47 °F 7.22 ft
Duck FRF 26m, NC 44100 48 °F 9.19 ft
Norfolk, VA 44059
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Chesapeake Light, VA CHLV2
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Tide Information

Date Time Tide Type Height
Bayville, Lynnhaven Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-18 12:35 AM EDT High Tide 2.12
2014-04-18 7:49 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 12:59 PM EDT High Tide 1.77
2014-04-18 7:54 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 1:21 AM EDT High Tide 2.09
Broad Bay Canal, Lynnhaven Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-18 12:48 AM EDT High Tide 1.77
2014-04-18 7:01 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 1:12 PM EDT High Tide 1.48
2014-04-18 7:06 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 1:34 AM EDT High Tide 1.75
2014-04-19 7:50 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Brown Cove, Lynnhaven Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-18 12:48 AM EDT High Tide 2.06
2014-04-18 7:44 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 1:12 PM EDT High Tide 1.71
2014-04-18 7:49 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 1:34 AM EDT High Tide 2.03
Buchanan Creek entrance, Lynnhaven Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-18 12:45 AM EDT High Tide 2.37
2014-04-18 7:57 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 1:09 PM EDT High Tide 1.98
2014-04-18 8:02 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 1:31 AM EDT High Tide 2.34
Cape Henry, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:25 PM EDT High Tide 3.89
2014-04-18 4:55 AM EDT Low Tide -0.26
2014-04-18 10:48 AM EDT High Tide 3.12
2014-04-18 4:57 PM EDT Low Tide -0.13
2014-04-18 11:11 PM EDT High Tide 3.84
2014-04-19 5:43 AM EDT Low Tide -0.19
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:43 PM EDT High Tide 3.17
2014-04-18 5:01 AM EDT Low Tide -0.08
2014-04-18 11:07 AM EDT High Tide 2.64
2014-04-18 5:06 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-18 11:29 PM EDT High Tide 3.12
2014-04-19 5:50 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Fishermans Island, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:45 PM EDT High Tide 3.77
2014-04-18 5:12 AM EDT Low Tide -0.10
2014-04-18 11:09 AM EDT High Tide 3.14
2014-04-18 5:17 PM EDT Low Tide -0.04
2014-04-18 11:31 PM EDT High Tide 3.71
2014-04-19 6:01 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Inside channel, Rudee Inlet, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:16 PM EDT High Tide 4.05
2014-04-18 4:34 AM EDT Low Tide -0.24
2014-04-18 10:39 AM EDT High Tide 3.26
2014-04-18 4:39 PM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 11:03 PM EDT High Tide 3.98
2014-04-19 5:24 AM EDT Low Tide -0.14
Interior channel, Rudee Inlet, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:11 PM EDT High Tide 4.14
2014-04-18 4:35 AM EDT Low Tide -0.27
2014-04-18 10:34 AM EDT High Tide 3.31
2014-04-18 4:37 PM EDT Low Tide -0.14
2014-04-18 10:57 PM EDT High Tide 4.08
2014-04-19 5:23 AM EDT Low Tide -0.20
Kiptopeke Beach, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia (sub):  
2014-04-17 11:06 PM EDT High Tide 3.20
2014-04-18 5:33 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 11:30 AM EDT High Tide 2.66
2014-04-18 5:38 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-18 11:52 PM EDT High Tide 3.15
2014-04-19 6:22 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Kiptopeke Beach, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 11:01 PM EDT High Tide 3.20
2014-04-18 5:31 AM EDT Low Tide -0.06
2014-04-18 11:27 AM EDT High Tide 2.63
2014-04-18 5:33 PM EDT Low Tide -0.04
2014-04-18 11:48 PM EDT High Tide 3.16
2014-04-19 6:21 AM EDT Low Tide -0.00
Lake Rudee, south end, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:14 PM EDT High Tide 4.26
2014-04-18 4:38 AM EDT Low Tide -0.29
2014-04-18 10:37 AM EDT High Tide 3.41
2014-04-18 4:40 PM EDT Low Tide -0.14
2014-04-18 11:00 PM EDT High Tide 4.20
2014-04-19 5:26 AM EDT Low Tide -0.22
Little Creek NAB, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:51 PM EDT High Tide 3.20
2014-04-18 5:10 AM EDT Low Tide -0.09
2014-04-18 11:15 AM EDT High Tide 2.66
2014-04-18 5:15 PM EDT Low Tide -0.04
2014-04-18 11:37 PM EDT High Tide 3.15
2014-04-19 5:59 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Long Creek, Lynnhaven Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 11:58 PM EDT High Tide 2.15
2014-04-18 6:16 AM EDT Low Tide -0.09
2014-04-18 12:22 PM EDT High Tide 1.79
2014-04-18 6:21 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 12:44 AM EDT High Tide 2.12
2014-04-19 7:05 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02
Old Plantation Light, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 11:16 PM EDT High Tide 2.91
2014-04-18 5:53 AM EDT Low Tide -0.07
2014-04-18 11:40 AM EDT High Tide 2.43
2014-04-18 5:58 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 12:02 AM EDT High Tide 2.87
2014-04-19 6:42 AM EDT Low Tide -0.01
Rudee Heights, Lake Wesley, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:12 PM EDT High Tide 4.18
2014-04-18 4:35 AM EDT Low Tide -0.27
2014-04-18 10:35 AM EDT High Tide 3.34
2014-04-18 4:37 PM EDT Low Tide -0.14
2014-04-18 10:58 PM EDT High Tide 4.12
2014-04-19 5:23 AM EDT Low Tide -0.20
Rudee Inlet entrance, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 9:56 PM EDT High Tide 4.09
2014-04-18 4:21 AM EDT Low Tide -0.24
2014-04-18 10:19 AM EDT High Tide 3.28
2014-04-18 4:23 PM EDT Low Tide -0.12
2014-04-18 10:42 PM EDT High Tide 4.04
2014-04-19 5:09 AM EDT Low Tide -0.17
Sandbridge, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:01 PM EDT High Tide 4.22
2014-04-18 4:26 AM EDT Low Tide -0.29
2014-04-18 10:24 AM EDT High Tide 3.37
2014-04-18 4:28 PM EDT Low Tide -0.14
2014-04-18 10:47 PM EDT High Tide 4.16
2014-04-19 5:14 AM EDT Low Tide -0.21
Smith Island (Coast Guard Station), Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:57 PM EDT High Tide 4.61
2014-04-18 5:58 AM EDT Low Tide -0.18
2014-04-18 11:20 AM EDT High Tide 3.63
2014-04-18 6:01 PM EDT Low Tide -0.10
2014-04-18 11:44 PM EDT High Tide 4.56
2014-04-19 6:49 AM EDT Low Tide -0.05
Virginia Beach, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 10:09 PM EDT High Tide 4.34
2014-04-18 4:35 AM EDT Low Tide -0.29
2014-04-18 10:32 AM EDT High Tide 3.47
2014-04-18 4:37 PM EDT Low Tide -0.14
2014-04-18 10:55 PM EDT High Tide 4.28
2014-04-19 5:23 AM EDT Low Tide -0.22
Virginia pilot's dock, Lynnhaven Inlet, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia:  
2014-04-17 11:23 PM EDT High Tide 2.79
2014-04-18 5:39 AM EDT Low Tide -0.09
2014-04-18 11:47 AM EDT High Tide 2.32
2014-04-18 5:44 PM EDT Low Tide -0.03
2014-04-19 12:09 AM EDT High Tide 2.74
2014-04-19 6:28 AM EDT Low Tide -0.02