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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 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

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357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 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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ANZ630-211545-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...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 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. 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 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ631-211545-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ632-211545-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ650-211545-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. 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...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft...building to 7 to 9
ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ652-211545-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
overnight. 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...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ654-211545-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to
5 ft late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 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.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

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Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight, then
becoming W late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the
late evening and overnight...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.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening,
then becoming SW after midnight...becoming W late. Seas 4 to
5 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 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 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft...building to 7 to 9 ft in
the afternoon.

$$

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Currituck Sound-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening,
then becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-211545-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ636-211545-
York River-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. 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 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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-211545-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E 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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-211545-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
357 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NE 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 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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