Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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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645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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 along the Carolina coast weakens while sliding
offshore this evening. The local area remains in between weak low
pressure along the Gulf coast and strong low pressure over Canada
Monday and Tuesday. A cold front pushes through the region  Tuesday
night, then stalls over the Carolinas on Wednesday. Low  pressure
moves along the front and pushes off the southeast coast  Wednesday
night into Thursday.

$$

ANZ630-180715-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-180715-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ632-180715-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ634-180715-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW this late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of rain until early
morning.
.MON...W winds 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-180715-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell with
a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ652-180715-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ654-180715-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3
to 4 ft after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ656-180715-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3
ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ658-180715-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of rain
until early morning.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5
ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ633-180715-
Currituck Sound-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
rain until early morning.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain
in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-180715-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of rain
until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.


$$

ANZ636-180715-
York River-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of rain
until early morning.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.


$$

ANZ637-180715-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of rain
until early morning.
.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...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.


$$

ANZ638-180715-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
645 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of rain
until early morning.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

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