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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 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

ANZ600-210415-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 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 lingers over the waters through the weekend, before
sliding off the Southeast US coast on Monday. A cold front will
move through the Mid-Atlantic States late Monday night into
Tuesday.


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ANZ630-210415-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Scattered showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Showers likely until late afternoon, then a chance of
showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. 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.

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ANZ631-210415-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Scattered showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. 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.

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ANZ632-210415-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming S 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 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Scattered showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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ANZ634-210415-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.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 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ650-210415-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly S swell
with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly S swell with
a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 4 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming
SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.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 afternoon.

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ANZ652-210415-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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 7 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 4 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming
SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to
4 to 5 ft late. Showers likely until late afternoon, then a
chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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ANZ654-210415-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to
2 ft late...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming
SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-210415-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 1 to 2 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late.
Scattered showers late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming
SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers in the morning, then showers likely early in the
afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ658-210415-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds late.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. Scattered showers in the morning, then
showers likely early in the afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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ANZ633-210415-
Currituck Sound-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S 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 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers
in the morning, then showers likely early in the afternoon. A
chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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ANZ635-210415-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers late.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Showers until late afternoon.
.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 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-210415-
York River-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon.
.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 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-210415-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt early in the morning...becoming light and
variable, then becoming S 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
until late afternoon.
.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 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-210415-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
345 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft
late. Showers likely until late afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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