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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 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

ANZ600-271630-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 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 later today ahead of an approaching
cold front. The cold front slowly pushes across the waters Friday
night into Saturday. High pressure slowly builds in from the west
through early next week.

$$

ANZ630-271630-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt...becoming SW 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...
subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 kt. Waves 1
foot...building to 1 to 2 ft late. Showers and tstms likely early
in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms late in the
morning. Showers and tstms in the afternoon WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ631-271630-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3
ft... subsiding to 1 to 2 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in the
late evening and overnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms in the afternoon WITH Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft late. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ632-271630-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to
3 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after
midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon
WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW. Waves around 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ634-271630-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt...becoming SW. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms
likely after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon
WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ650-271630-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. Showers and tstms likely early in the morning, then a
chance of showers and tstms late in the morning. Showers and
tstms in the afternoon WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. Showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon,
then increasing to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to
5 ft late. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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

$$

ANZ652-271630-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely early in the
morning, then a chance of showers and tstms late in the morning.
Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. Showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly
E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the morning.
Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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

$$

ANZ654-271630-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3
to 4 ft. Dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after
midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Showers and tstms likely
early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms late in
the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon WITH Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

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

$$

ANZ656-271630-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon
WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

$$

ANZ658-271630-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms after
midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in the evening, then
showers and tstms after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. Showers and
tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

$$

ANZ633-271630-
Currituck Sound-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and
tstms likely in the evening, then showers and tstms after
midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ635-271630-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms in the afternoon WITH Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and
tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ636-271630-
York River-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms in the afternoon WITH Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ637-271630-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely in the late evening and overnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms
late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon
WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms,
mainly in the evening WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after
midnight.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ638-271630-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
431 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely
after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely
early in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms late in
the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon WITH Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms,
mainly in the evening WITH Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
mainly in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N 15 kt. Waves building to
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding
to 1 foot after midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

BROWN



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