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000 FZUS51 KAKQ 132043 CWFAKQ Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Wakefield VA 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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 ANZ600-140415- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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 cross the waters Thursday morning. High pressure will slide over the region on Thursday night while low pressure will pass just south of the coast on Friday. High pressure will build over the area this weekend. $$ ANZ630-140415- Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ631-140415- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 15 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. .THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot... building to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ632-140415- Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. .THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ634-140415- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. .THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 15 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft... subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot...building to 2 to 3 ft in the late evening and overnight. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft late. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ650-140415- Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds... building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU...W winds 25 to 30 kt...becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. .THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ652-140415- Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. .TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late morning and afternoon... mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. .SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ654-140415- Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. .TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds after midnight. .THU...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt...becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt early in the afternoon, then diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the late morning and afternoon. .THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft late. .FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. .SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ656-140415- Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds late in the evening, then building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds after midnight...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds late. .THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. .THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. .SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ658-140415- Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds... building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds after midnight. .THU...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. .SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ633-140415- Currituck Sound- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...E winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ635-140415- Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gust to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ636-140415- York River- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gust to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ637-140415- James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .FRI...NE winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$ ANZ638-140415- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... .THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...NE winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SAT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. .SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. .MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain. $$

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