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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 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

ANZ600-231515-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 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 west today and push through
the waters Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will slowly
build into the area from the southwest Wednesday and Thursday.

$$

ANZ630-231515-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. 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 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 late. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers
early in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot...building to 2 ft after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-231515-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft late. Showers likely.
.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 early in the
evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ632-231515-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in
the late evening and early morning. Showers likely late.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft late. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers
early in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ634-231515-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and
overnight. A chance of showers in the late evening and early
morning. Showers likely late.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers early 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 around 3 ft... subsiding to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-231515-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds...building to 5 to 7 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
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 10 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
Showers. Tstms likely late in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft... subsiding to 5 to
6 ft. Showers early in the evening, then a chance of showers in
the late evening and early morning.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

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

$$

ANZ652-231515-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds...
building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A
chance of showers after midnight. 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 10 ft early in the afternoon, then
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft late. Showers. Tstms likely late in the
morning.
.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 in the late evening and overnight.
Showers likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers in
the late evening and early morning.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.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... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

$$

ANZ654-231515-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds...building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds. 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 5 to
6 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon.
.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. Showers likely
early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late
evening and early morning.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ656-231515-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

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

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

$$

ANZ658-231515-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

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

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

$$

ANZ633-231515-
Currituck Sound-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the late evening and early morning. Showers likely
late.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late
evening and early morning.
.WED...W winds 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 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ635-231515-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely,
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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-231515-
York River-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, 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. A chance of showers early in the
evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-231515-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely,
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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to
2 ft after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-231515-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
339 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely until late
afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early in the
evening.
.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 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

Butner



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