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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
712 PM 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

ANZ600-240715-
712 PM 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 trough of low pressure will slide through the area late tonight
into early Tuesday, followed by a cold frontal passage Tuesday
night. High pressure then slowly builds into the region from the
southwest Wednesday and Thursday.

$$

ANZ630-240715-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming S. Waves 2 to 3
ft...building to 3 to 4 ft this late evening and overnight. A
chance of showers this evening. A slight chance of tstms. Showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft...
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely, mainly
in the morning WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ631-240715-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming S. Waves 2 to 3
ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers this evening. A
slight chance of tstms. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ632-240715-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming S. Waves 2 to 3
ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers this evening. A
slight chance of tstms this late evening and overnight. Showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely
early in the morning. A chance of showers in the late morning and
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ634-240715-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming S. Waves 2 to 3 ft...
building to 3 to 4 ft this late evening and overnight. Scattered
showers this evening. A slight chance of tstms this late evening
and overnight. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.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 2 to 3 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 late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ650-240715-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S 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 this evening,
then showers likely with a slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft...
subsiding to 5 to 6 ft after midnight. 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...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.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 late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ652-240715-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

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

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

$$

ANZ654-240715-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 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 this evening. A slight chance of
tstms. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. Showers likely.
.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.
A chance of showers early in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to
3 to 4 ft late.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3
ft late.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ656-240715-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

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

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

$$

ANZ658-240715-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

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

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

$$

ANZ633-240715-
Currituck Sound-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered
showers until early morning. A slight chance of tstms this late
evening and overnight. Showers likely late.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers early in the evening.
.WED...NW 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...NW winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ635-240715-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers this evening. A slight chance of tstms this late
evening and overnight. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely early in the morning,
then a chance of showers late in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.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...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ636-240715-
York River-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers this evening. A slight chance of tstms this late
evening and overnight. 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 early in the morning, then a
chance of showers late in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.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...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ637-240715-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Scattered showers this evening. A slight chance of tstms this late
evening and overnight. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely early in the morning,
then a chance of showers late in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. 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.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ638-240715-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
712 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming S. Waves around 2 ft.
Scattered showers this evening. A slight chance of tstms this late
evening and overnight. 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 early in the morning. A chance of
showers in the late morning and afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 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...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

GINGRICH



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