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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 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

ANZ600-192115-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 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...

Hurricane Jose will track northward while remaining well off the
Mid Atlantic coast today. Jose then moves northeast off the New
England coast on Wednesday. High pressure will then build into the
region through the weekend.

$$

ANZ630-192115-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 4 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to 2 ft
after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-192115-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves around 4 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to
2 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to 2 ft
after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-192115-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves around 4 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 3 ft...subsiding to 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to 2 ft
after midnight.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot...building to 2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-192115-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to around 35 kt late
this morning. Waves 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves around 5 ft...subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ650-192115-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Seas
10 to 15 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Showers likely.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35
kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 12 ft
with a dominant period of 12 seconds...subsiding to 10 ft with a
dominant period of 12 seconds after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 9 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds...subsiding to 8 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 6 ft...subsiding to
4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft... building to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

$$

ANZ652-192115-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt...diminishing
to 25 to 30 kt late. Seas 10 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
13 seconds. Showers likely late this morning, then a chance of
showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30
kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 11 ft
with a dominant period of 12 seconds...subsiding to 9 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 8 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 7 ft with a dominant period
of 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft...subsiding to
4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft... building to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

$$

ANZ654-192115-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt.
Seas 10 to 15 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Showers
likely late this morning, then a chance of showers this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NW winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas around 11 ft with a dominant period of
12 seconds...subsiding to 9 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft...subsiding to
4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

$$

ANZ656-192115-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas 10
to 15 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Showers likely
late this morning, then a chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30
kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 12
ft...subsiding to 7 ft. A dominant period of 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 6 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds...subsiding to 5 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Seas around 5 ft... subsiding to 4 ft
after midnight...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft... building to 4 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

$$

ANZ658-192115-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to around 40 kt.
Seas 12 to 16 ft...subsiding to 10 to 14 ft this afternoon. A
dominant period of 12 seconds. Showers likely late this morning,
then a chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 10 ft with a
dominant period of 12 seconds...subsiding to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds...subsiding to 6 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 5 ft... subsiding to 4 ft
after midnight...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft... building to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft.

$$

ANZ633-192115-
Currituck Sound-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-192115-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2
to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. 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 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-192115-
York River-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2
to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. 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 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-192115-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-192115-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
935 AM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3
to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot...building to 2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$


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