Visit NauticalChartsOnline.com to purchase a copy of the Chesapeake Bay nautical map, or view the map online at Charts.NOAA.gov. The Office of Coast Survey also offers a set of more than 10 detailed online nautical maps of various sections of the Chesapeake Bay waters on Charts.NOAA.gov.
The Office of Coast Survey's online nautical maps use a scale of either 1:40,000 or 1:80,000. To view a nautical map of a particular area of Chesapeake Bay, such as Chesapeake Bay Cape Charles to Wolf Trap, scroll down the list of charts in the chart catalog, and click the chart number in the far left column. When the map opens, use the plus key in the top-left corner to zoom into the map for a closer view. Click and grab the map to change the viewing area.