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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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

ANZ600-240115-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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...

A cold front will remain south of the area this morning, then
slowly return north as a warm front this afternoon and evening
before stalling just north of the waters into Saturday. Another
cold front moves through the area Sunday night into Monday. High
pressure builds across the waters Tuesday, and slides off the
coast on Wednesday.

$$

ANZ630-240115-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming N early this afternoon,
then becoming W late. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then
1 foot. A slight chance of light rain with patchy drizzle this
morning. Patchy fog early this morning. Patchy fog late this
morning and afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance
of showers.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot. A chance
of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon and
evening, then becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-240115-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N around 5 kt this
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft this morning, then 1 foot. A slight
chance of light rain with patchy drizzle this morning. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning,
then 1 foot. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...N winds around 10 kt, becoming NW in the late morning and
early afternoon, then becoming S early in the evening, becoming W
in the late evening and overnight. Waves around 2 ft in the
morning, then 1 foot.

$$

ANZ632-240115-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft this morning, then 1 to 2
ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1
to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog in
the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the
evening, then 1 foot. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers through the day.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot.

$$

ANZ634-240115-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog
this morning, then patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog in
the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers through the day.
.TUE...N winds around 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon, then
becoming S early in the evening, becoming SW late in the evening,
becoming NW. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-240115-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
this afternoon, then becoming N late. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to
4 to 6 ft this afternoon. Patchy fog early this morning. Patchy
fog late this morning. Patchy fog this afternoon. A chance of
light rain this morning. Patchy drizzle. A slight chance of light
rain this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ652-240115-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 ft this afternoon. A
slight chance of light rain with patchy drizzle this morning.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ654-240115-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt early this
afternoon, then becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to
3 to 4 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of light rain with
patchy drizzle this morning. Areas of fog this morning, then
patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3
NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers through the day.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming SW early in the
evening, becoming NW in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-240115-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late this
morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
Areas of fog this morning, then patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1
NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3
ft. A chance of showers through the day.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming E late, becoming S early in the evening,
becoming NW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ658-240115-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog this morning,
then patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1
to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers through the day.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon and evening, then becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ633-240115-
Currituck Sound-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot.
Areas of fog this morning, then patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby
1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers through the day.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-240115-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt, becoming SE 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft,
then 1 foot. A slight chance of light rain with patchy drizzle
this morning. Patchy fog early this morning. Patchy fog late this
morning and afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM this morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog after
midnight with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming SW in the afternoon and evening, becoming NW after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-240115-
York River-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt, becoming SE 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft,
then 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late in the morning, then
becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon and evening, becoming W
around 5 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-240115-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot. Patchy
fog until late afternoon. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM until
late afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog after
midnight with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon and
evening, then becoming W around 5 kt in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-240115-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
715 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt, becoming E 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft this
morning, then 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot, then around
2 ft after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the
evening, then 1 foot. Showers likely.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE early in the evening,
then becoming SW late in the evening, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

$$

BROWN


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