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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

ANZ600-171015-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.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 will slide offshore today into tonight. A cold
front crosses the area Wednesday morning with low pressure
moving northeast along the coast Wednesday afternoon and night.
A second surge of arctic air pushes across the area Wednesday
night into Thursday before temperatures moderate into next
weekend.

$$

ANZ630-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog this late evening and early
morning. A slight chance of snow late. Vsby 1 NM or less this
late evening and early morning.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow early in
the morning, then snow likely in the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt...becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog
late this evening, then patchy fog after midnight. A slight
chance of snow late. Vsby 1 NM or less this late evening and
early morning.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow early in
the morning, then snow likely in the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog
late this evening, then patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 NM or
less this late evening and early morning.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the late
morning and afternoon. A chance of snow early in the morning,
then snow in the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog
late this evening, then patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 NM or
less this late evening and early morning.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 20 kt with gusts to
around 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...
building to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and afternoon. A chance
of snow early in the morning, then snow in the late morning and
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early in the
evening. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of snow early in the
evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-171015-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of rain this late evening and
early morning, then a slight chance of rain late.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds...building to 5 to
6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds in the afternoon. A
chance of snow early in the morning, then snow likely in the late
morning and early afternoon. A chance of snow late.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ652-171015-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A slight chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 4 to
5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds... building to 5 to
6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the afternoon. Snow
likely in the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming
W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ654-171015-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Patchy
fog late this evening WITH Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
to around 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds...building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of snow late in
the morning. Snow in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ656-171015-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Areas of fog
late this evening, then patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 NM or
less this late evening and early morning.
.WED...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds...building to 5 to
7 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of snow late
in the morning. Snow in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Snow likely
early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ658-171015-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Areas of fog late
this evening, then patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 NM or less
this late evening and early morning.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts
to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds...building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of rain in the late morning and early
afternoon. Snow likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Snow likely
early in the evening, then a chance of snow showers late in the
evening.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ633-171015-
Currituck Sound-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow late in the morning.
A chance of rain early in the afternoon. Snow likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Snow likely
early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-171015-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
slight chance of snow late.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow
early in the morning, then snow likely in the late morning and
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-171015-
York River-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of snow late.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow
early in the morning, then snow in the late morning and
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-171015-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of snow
late.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow
early in the morning, then snow in the late morning and
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-171015-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
959 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A slight chance of rain late.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and
afternoon. A chance of snow early in the morning, then snow in
the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
snow early in the evening.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$



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