Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 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

ANZ600-230315-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 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 remains anchored off the Southeast coast today, as a
backdoor cold front drops south into the region this afternoon.
The front slowly lifts back north as a warm front on Friday and
stalls just north of the area Friday night into Saturday. Another
cold front moves through the area Sunday into Monday.

$$

ANZ630-230315-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot, then around
2 ft this afternoon. A chance of rain. Patchy fog late this
morning. Patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing
to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain with patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot. A chance of rain in the
morning. Patchy drizzle.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely through the day, then
a chance of showers through the night.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-230315-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE. Waves 1 foot,
then around 2 ft this afternoon. A slight chance of rain. Patchy
fog late this morning. Patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or
less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain with patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft
after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning,
then 1 foot.
.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...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Showers likely through the day, then a chance of
showers through the night.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot.

$$

ANZ632-230315-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE late. Waves 1
foot. A slight chance of rain. Patchy fog late this morning.
Patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3
NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain with patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning,
then 1 foot. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning,
then 1 foot.
.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...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves around 2 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot.

$$

ANZ634-230315-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy
fog late this morning. Patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or
less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-230315-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance
of rain. Patchy fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain
with patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely through the day, then a
chance of showers through the night.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ652-230315-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas around 3 ft. A slight chance of rain late this morning, then
a chance of rain this afternoon. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain
with patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the
morning. Patchy drizzle.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely through the day, then a
chance of showers through the night.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ654-230315-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE. Seas around 2
ft. A slight chance of rain. Patchy fog late this morning. Patchy
fog this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SW winds around 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely through the day, then a chance of
showers through the night.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-230315-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt becoming NE late. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3
NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ658-230315-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt until early
morning, then becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ633-230315-
Currituck Sound-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog
late this morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot, then
around 2 ft in the afternoon, then, then 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ635-230315-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

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

$$

ANZ636-230315-
York River-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt becoming NE. Waves 1 foot.
Patchy fog late this morning. A slight chance of rain. Vsby 1 NM
or less late this morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
rain with patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SW winds around 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-230315-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt becoming S. Waves 1 foot. Patchy
fog late this morning. A slight chance of rain. Vsby 1 NM or less
late this morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1
to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-230315-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
957 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt becoming S. Waves 1 foot. Patchy
fog late this morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft
in the morning, then 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot, then around 2 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW late. Waves around 2 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds around 10 kt, becoming N. Waves around 2 ft in
the morning, then 1 foot.

$$



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