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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1205 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

ANZ600-181215-
1205 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...

High pressure slides offshore through tonight. The next cold front
approaches from the northwest on Friday and then drops across the
waters Friday night and stalls near the Mid Atlantic Coast through
Sunday morning. High pressure rebuilds over the area for late in
the weekend into early next week.

$$

ANZ630-181215-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers after midnight, then a chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ631-181215-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers and tstms early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...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.

$$

ANZ632-181215-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft late. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ634-181215-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms until late afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E 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 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.

$$

ANZ650-181215-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers after midnight,
then a chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the late morning and afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms early in the evening, then showers
and tstms likely in the late evening and early morning. A chance
of showers and tstms late.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
6 seconds...Becoming...mainly N with a dominant period of
6 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms early
in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly N swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ652-181215-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds late. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds after midnight. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon... mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 6 seconds... Becoming...mainly N with a
dominant period of 6 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly N swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ654-181215-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
7 seconds late. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds...Becoming...
mainly NE with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly N swell with
a dominant period of 6 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E early in the afternoon, then
becoming SE late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ656-181215-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds...
Becoming...mainly NE with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms until late afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly N swell with a
dominant period of 6 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ658-181215-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of
showers late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds...Becoming...
mainly NE with a dominant period of 9 seconds in the afternoon. A
chance of showers and tstms until late afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly N swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming N late in the morning, then
becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ633-181215-
Currituck Sound-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers late.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms 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.

$$

ANZ635-181215-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N 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.

$$

ANZ636-181215-
York River-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE early in the afternoon, then
becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms
early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W late. 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...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.

$$

ANZ637-181215-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the morning.
.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...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.

$$

ANZ638-181215-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1205 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the morning. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW late in the morning, then
becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms early in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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...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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