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NWS Wakefield, VA is responsible for routine forecasts of winds, seas, and weather for the 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. Non-routine products and services include Special Marine Warnings for strong winds, large hail and/or waterspouts, Advisories and Warnings for high tides, and daily beach forecasts from spring through fall which include the rip current risk.

Marine Portal

Marine Portal

Marine weather observations, hazards, radar, satellite, forecasts, models, sea surface temperatures, tide and current information.

New! Experimental Marine Portal


Wakefield Total Water Level Sites

Tide Information

1 Page Tide Table Various Places

Astronomical Tide Predictions

Total Water Level (Tide) Predictions

National Data Buoy Center

Marine Observations

Various marine observations across the region

Text Observation Listing

Graphical Forecasts

Graphical Forecasts

Graphical forecasts depicting various marine weather elements

Enhanced Local Graphics:

NOAA WaveWatch Model

Wave Forecasts

Wakefield Local Wave model forecasts of wave heights and periods

Text Forecast

Text Forecasts

Ches Bay Smith Pt-Windmill Pt 
Ches Bay Windmill Pt-New Pt Comfort
Ches Bay New Pt Comfort-Little Creek
Ches Bay Little Creek-Cape Henry Including CBBT
Fenwick Island-Chincoteague out 20nm
Chincoteague-Parramore Island out 20nm
Parramore Island-Cape Charles Light out 20nm
Cape Charles Light-VA/NC Border out 20nm
NC/VA Border-Currituck Bch Light out 20nm
Currituck Snd
Rappahannock Riverr Urbanna-Windmill Pt
York River
James River Jamestown-James River Bridge
James River James River Bridge-HRBT

NWS Wakefield Rountine Marine Products

Frequent Marine Location Reference

Quick Jump Point Forecasts Hourly Weather Graphs Forecast Matrix Page
 Ocean City Inlet (OCIM2)  (Hourly Weather Graph)  
 Stingray Point (44058)  (Hourly Weather Graph)  
 Rappahannock Light (RPLV2) (Hourly Weather Graph)  
 York River Light (YKRV2) (Hourly Weather Graph)  
 Kiptopeke (KPTV2) (Hourly Weather Graph)  
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel  (Hourly Weather Graph)

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

 First Landing (44064) (Hourly Weather Graph)

First Landing

 Sewells Point (Hourly Weather Graph)

Norfolk Terminal

Willoughby Deguassing (WDSV2) (Hourly Weather Graph)

Willoughby Deguassing Station

 Dominion Terminal (DOMV2) (Hourly Weather Graph)  
 Cape Henry Buoy (Hourly Weather Graph)

Cape Henry Buoy

 CB Buoy (Hourly Weather Graph)

CB Buoy (36.83N,75.76W)

 Cape Charles Light (44096) (Hourly Weather Graph)  
 Chesapeake Light (CHLV2) (Hourly Weather Graph)

Chesapeake Light

 Duck, NC FRF (44056) (Hourly Weather Graph)  

Additional Information