Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KAKQ 201034 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Wakefield VA 634 AM 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 ANZ600-201815- 634 AM 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... Tropical Storm Jose will continue to lift north of the waters this morning before moving off the northeast coast later today. Jose will linger off the northeast coast through the weekend before dissipating. Swells from distant Hurricane Maria will begin to impact the waters by this weekend. $$ ANZ630-201815- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft this afternoon. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the late evening and early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ631-201815- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft this afternoon. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ632-201815- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ634-201815- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft this late morning and afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ650-201815- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. $$ ANZ652-201815- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds... subsiding to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft...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 11 seconds. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 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 in the morning. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. $$ ANZ654-201815- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds this afternoon. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. $$ ANZ656-201815- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds... subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight... mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft late...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. .SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. $$ ANZ658-201815- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late evening and early morning, then becoming W late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. $$ ANZ633-201815- Currituck Sound- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot. .TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late evening and early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot. .THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ635-201815- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S after midnight, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ636-201815- York River- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ637-201815- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ ANZ638-201815- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 634 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. $$ Butner

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