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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

ANZ600-210915-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.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...

High pressure remains centered northwest of the area through the
weekend while Tropical Cyclone Jose meanders south of the New
England coast. Swells from distant Hurricane Maria will begin to
impact the local area waters by this weekend.

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ANZ630-210915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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ANZ631-210915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ632-210915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ634-210915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight,
then becoming W late. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ650-210915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period
of 10 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming N late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ652-210915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3
to 4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
10 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to
6 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft... building to 7 to
9 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ654-210915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period
of 11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5
ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt late. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ656-210915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft late...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late in the
evening, then becoming S after midnight... becoming W late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight, then building to 5 to 6 ft late...
mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ658-210915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to
5 ft after midnight...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight,
then becoming W late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft...mainly
NE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to
5 ft after midnight.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
5 to 6 ft...building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...building to
6 to 8 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

ANZ633-210915-
Currituck Sound-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-210915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
early morning, then increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-210915-
York River-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-210915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt early in the evening... becoming light
and variable, then becoming NW 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-210915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
925 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$


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