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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 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

ANZ600-201915-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 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 lingers over the waters through the weekend. A cold
front is expected to approach the waters late Monday night or
Tuesday.

$$

ANZ630-201915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-201915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Showers likely in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-201915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
around 3 ft. Showers likely in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-201915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-201915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 to 2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon. Showers, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ652-201915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ654-201915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ656-201915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW early in the afternoon,
then becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ658-201915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ633-201915-
Currituck Sound-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE early in the afternoon, then
becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-201915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-201915-
York River-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-201915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-201915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
625 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE late in the morning, then
becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

Butner



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