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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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

ANZ600-241215-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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 the remnants of Jose lift northeast away from the
area. Hurricane Maria will move slowly northward or north-
northwest off the southeast coast through the middle of next
week. See the National Hurricane Center advisories for details.
Swells from Hurricane Maria will begin to impact coastal area by
late this weekend.

$$

ANZ630-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.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 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.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 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt...becoming N. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of tstms in the
evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 5 to 6 ft. A chance of tstms in
the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-241215-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5
to 6 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8
ft after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft...building to 10 to
14 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft...building to 10 to 13 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-241215-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5
to 6 ft after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8
ft after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft...building to 8 to
12 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance
of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 kt. Seas 9
to 12 ft...building to 10 to 13 ft in the afternoon. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft...subsiding to 8 to
11 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-241215-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.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 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to
6 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 6 to 10 ft...building to 8 to 12 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft...building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. A
chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft...building to
10 to 13 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft... subsiding to 8 to
11 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-241215-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5
ft in the late morning and afternoon...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to
6 to 8 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers
and tstms after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft...building to 8 to
12 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance
of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 13 ft...building to 11 to 14 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-241215-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft...mainly
E swell with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds late.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8
ft late.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft...building to 6 to 10
ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 8 to
12 ft...building to 10 to 14 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 10 to 13
ft...building to 11 to 14 ft after midnight. A chance of tstms in
the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 15 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to
30 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft...subsiding to 10 to
13 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-241215-
Currituck Sound-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog
late.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves around 2
ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-241215-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of tstms in the
evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-241215-
York River-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog late.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-241215-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog late.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog early in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-241215-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1242 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

GINGRICH



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