Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 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

ANZ600-230915-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 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 exit the coast tonight. 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.

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ANZ630-230915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 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 late in the evening. Showers after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-230915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ632-230915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers
after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers until late
afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-230915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt...becoming S with gusts to around
30 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning.
Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Showers, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft...subsiding to 2
ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-230915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late in the
evening, then becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to
9 ft...subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely early
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ652-230915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the
late evening and early morning. Showers likely late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late in the
evening, then becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to
8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3
to 4 ft after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ654-230915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers late in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. Showers.
.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.
A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-230915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers late in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ658-230915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers late in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Showers.
.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...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.

$$

ANZ633-230915-
Currituck Sound-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers early in
the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-230915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog late.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM late.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog early in the morning WITH Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-230915-
York River-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog late.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM late.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog early in the morning WITH Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-230915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog late.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM late.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog early in the morning WITH
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
late in the evening. Showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers in the morning. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-230915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
937 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog late.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM late.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog early in the morning WITH
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers, mainly in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$



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