Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
905 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017

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CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
905 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017

...A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS THROUGH LATE MORNING...

LATEST OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT A SURGE OF NORTH TO NORTHWEST
WINDS IS WORKING ITS WAY DOWN THE MIDDLE AND LOWER CHESAPEAKE
BAY, AND AREAS NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK, YORK AND JAMES
RIVERS. WIND GUSTS AROUND 20 KNOTS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH 11 AM,
WITH WINDS DECREASING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH DURING THE LATE MORNING
HOURS. BOATERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR A 2 TO 3 HOUR PERIOD OF
ROUGH CONDITIONS, WITH WAVES ON THE BAY REACHING 3 FEET AT TIMES
THROUGH LATE MORNING. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE BELOW 10
KNOTS, AND BECOME VARIABLE THIS AFTERNOON.

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WRS



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