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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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

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342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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 will pass by to the north of the waters today, as low
pressure moves northeast off the Carolina coast. The low will
intensify while pushing well off the mid Atlantic coast tonight.
High pressure will become centered along the southeast coast over
the weekend.

$$

ANZ630-151630-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-151630-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
in the afternoon, then becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-151630-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

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Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot after midnight.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ650-151630-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft...building to 4
to 5 ft. Dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of rain early in
the evening WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ652-151630-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Rain likely in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 5
ft. Dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of rain early in the
evening.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ654-151630-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W late. Seas 2 to 3 ft
with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 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...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-151630-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W late. Seas 2 to 3 ft
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas building to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. 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...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

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Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S early in the afternoon,
then becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt...diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft.
Dominant period of 7 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. 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... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft late.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

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Currituck Sound-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...E winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ635-151630-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-151630-
York River-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
in the afternoon, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ637-151630-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ638-151630-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

BROWN



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