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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 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

ANZ600-210615-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 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 remains over the Mid Atlantic region through Saturday,
and gradually slides off the coast on Sunday. A cold front will
approach from the west on Monday, and push through the waters
Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will slowly build into the
area from the southwest Wednesday and Thursday.

$$

ANZ630-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ631-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ632-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft late. A chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ634-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft late. A chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...building
to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ650-210615-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... subsiding to 5 to 6 ft
in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ652-210615-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ654-210615-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ656-210615-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
7 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ658-210615-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening
and overnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ633-210615-
Currituck Sound-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ635-210615-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-210615-
York River-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-210615-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S 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. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to
2 ft after midnight.

$$

ANZ638-210615-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

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