Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KAKQ 230151 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Wakefield VA 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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 ANZ600-230915- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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... A cold front will approach the area from the northwest tonight, then crosses the waters Wednesday through Wednesday night. High pressure will gradually build down into the region from the northwest Thursday afternoon into Saturday. $$ ANZ630-230915- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers late. .WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms late in the evening. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ631-230915- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of tstms late in the evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft... building to 3 ft in the afternoon. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ632-230915- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ634-230915- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. .SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ650-230915- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight. .WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms late in the evening. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ652-230915- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers late. .WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming N late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds late. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of tstms late in the evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ654-230915- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds late. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ656-230915- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds... subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt...becoming N in the late evening and early morning, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ658-230915- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds in the late morning and afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening. .THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers until early morning. .FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ633-230915- Currituck Sound- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening. .THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers until early morning. .FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ635-230915- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers and tstms late in the evening. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ636-230915- York River- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of tstms late in the evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ637-230915- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of tstms late in the evening. A chance of showers in the late evening and overnight. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ638-230915- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 951 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms early in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely late. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. .SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$

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