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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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

ANZ600-221315-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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...

Weak low pressure will track northeast just off the coast overnight
into Wednesday morning ahead of a cold front. These systems push
out to sea Wednesday afternoon. High pressure builds back into the
area for the end of the week.

$$

ANZ630-221315-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
around 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...
building to 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ631-221315-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
around 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...
building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

$$

ANZ632-221315-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.WED...W winds 10 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ634-221315-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming N 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

$$

ANZ650-221315-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds. Showers likely.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late in the
morning, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
5 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
5 seconds. Showers likely early in the morning, then a chance of
showers late in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ652-221315-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds. Showers likely.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
increasing to 15 to 20 kt early in the afternoon...becoming N
20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with
a dominant period of 5 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers likely early in the
morning, then a chance of showers late in the morning. Vsby 1 to
3 NM early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ654-221315-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds. Showers likely.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW late in the morning,
then becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds...
building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A
chance of showers early in the morning WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ656-221315-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell . Showers likely.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW late in the morning,
then becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds...
building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Showers likely early in the morning WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft after midnight.

$$

ANZ658-221315-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly SE
swell . Showers likely.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming N 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...
building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Showers likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers
late in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds in the late evening and early morning, then
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt...becoming NE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft after midnight.

$$

ANZ633-221315-
Currituck Sound-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers
likely.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late in the
morning, then becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-221315-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers
likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-221315-
York River-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers
likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-221315-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ638-221315-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1255 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers
likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$



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