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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 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

ANZ600-191615-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 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...

High pressure slowly builds over the waters into the weekend. A
cold front is expected to approach the waters Monday night into
Tuesday morning.

$$

ANZ630-191615-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt...becoming NE late in the morning, then
becoming S in the afternoon. 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 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ631-191615-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. 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 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.

$$

ANZ632-191615-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. 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 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.

$$

ANZ634-191615-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. 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. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.

$$

ANZ650-191615-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 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
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... subsiding to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ652-191615-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ654-191615-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ656-191615-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ658-191615-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ633-191615-
Currituck Sound-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

$$

ANZ635-191615-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt early in the morning...becoming light and
variable, then becoming S 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ636-191615-
York River-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt early in the morning...becoming light and
variable, then becoming S 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ637-191615-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt early in the morning...becoming light and
variable, then becoming S 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.

$$

ANZ638-191615-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
320 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 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 in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.

$$



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