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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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

ANZ600-181415-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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 moves away from the Carolina coasts today. A strong
cold front crosses the waters Sunday morning. High pressure
returns for early next week.

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ANZ630-181415-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt early in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the late evening and
overnight. Showers likely after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
4 to 5 ft. Showers likely early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-181415-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Showers
likely after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft. Showers likely early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ632-181415-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft...building to
4 to 5 ft in the late evening and overnight. Showers likely after
midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft. Showers likely early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-181415-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and
overnight. A chance of showers after midnight. Showers likely
late.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft. Showers likely early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft late.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-181415-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds...building to
5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft
with a dominant period of 7 seconds... building to 6 to 8 ft with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. Showers likely after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt...becoming
NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft...
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely early in the morning, then
a chance of showers late in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ652-181415-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 2 to
3 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
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 9 seconds...
building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft
with a dominant period of 7 seconds... building to 6 to 8 ft with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers after
midnight. Showers likely late.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely early in the
morning, then a chance of showers late in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ654-181415-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...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 10 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds...building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight. Showers likely
late.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late. Showers likely early in the
morning, then a chance of showers late in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft late.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-181415-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...building to
5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight. Showers likely late.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely early in
the morning, then a chance of showers late in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ658-181415-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 35 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...building to
5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight. Showers likely late.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late. Showers likely early in the
morning, then a chance of showers late in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft
late.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ633-181415-
Currituck Sound-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Showers likely late.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely early in the morning, then a
chance of showers late in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-181415-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Waves 1
to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to
2 to 3 ft after midnight, then subsiding to 1 to 2 ft late.
Showers likely after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-181415-
York River-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Waves 1
to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to
2 to 3 ft after midnight. Showers likely after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-181415-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Waves 1
to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-181415-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
111 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to around 20 kt. Waves 1
to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers
likely after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
early in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to
1 to 2 ft late.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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