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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 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

ANZ600-181815-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 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...

A cold front will approach from the northwest today and drop into
the region tonight. The front then stalls and weakens near the  Mid
Atlantic coast through Sunday. High pressure rebuilds over the area
early next week.

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ANZ630-181815-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to
3 ft late. A chance of showers early this morning, then a slight
chance of showers and tstms this late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight. Showers and tstms likely in the
evening, then a chance of tstms after midnight. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-181815-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers. A slight chance of tstms this late morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight. Showers likely in the evening. A chance
of tstms until early morning. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE early in the afternoon, then
becoming E 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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-181815-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to
3 ft late. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms
this late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft after midnight. Showers likely in the evening. A chance
of tstms until early morning. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon, then
becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming E 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.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-181815-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers. A slight chance of tstms this late morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon, then
becoming E late. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... subsiding to 1 foot
after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-181815-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds this late morning and afternoon. A slight
chance of showers early this morning, then a slight chance of
showers and tstms this late morning and early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Showers and
tstms likely until early morning, then a chance of showers late.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds...
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the
afternoon. A chance of showers early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly S swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-181815-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds late. A slight chance of showers early this
morning, then a slight chance of showers and tstms this late
morning and early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Showers
likely in the evening. A chance of tstms until early morning. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly S swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-181815-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds...
building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds late. A
slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms this late
morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-181815-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A slight
chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms this late morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds. A chance of tstms until early morning. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late in the
morning, then becoming N early in the afternoon...becoming E
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt...becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-181815-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance
of tstms this late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 6 seconds. A chance of tstms until early morning. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers until
late afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-181815-
Currituck Sound-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of showers this morning.
A slight chance of tstms late this morning, then a chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers until late afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-181815-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of
tstms this late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of tstms after midnight. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-181815-
York River-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of
tstms this late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the evening. A
chance of tstms until early morning. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-181815-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog early this
morning. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms
this late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely in
the evening. A chance of tstms until early morning. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-181815-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
657 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers. A slight chance of tstms this late morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
in the evening. A chance of tstms until early morning. A chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt...becoming N in the late morning and early
afternoon, then becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$



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