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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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

ANZ600-241815-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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 remains centered north of the area today into tonight,
while the remnants of Jose eventually dissipates well off the
southern New England coast. Hurricane Maria will move slowly
northward off the southeast coast tonight through the middle of
next week. See the National Hurricane Center advisories for
details. Swells from Hurricane Maria will begin to impact coastal
area tonight.

$$

ANZ630-241815-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot...building to 2 ft
after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ631-241815-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ632-241815-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 4 ft.
A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ634-241815-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 5 to 6 ft...building to
6 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ650-241815-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 7 ft
after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 15
seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 15
seconds...building to 10 to 14 ft in the afternoon. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft...subsiding to 8 to 12
ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ652-241815-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 16 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 7 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 8 to 12 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft...building to
10 to 14 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft...subsiding to 8 to 12
ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ654-241815-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 7 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds...building
to 8 to 12 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
9 to 13 ft...subsiding to 8 to 12 ft in the afternoon. A chance
of showers.

$$

ANZ656-241815-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 7 ft with a dominant period of
16 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 16 seconds...building
to 8 to 12 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft...building to
10 to 13 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
9 to 13 ft...subsiding to 8 to 12 ft in the afternoon. A chance
of showers.

$$

ANZ658-241815-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 16
seconds...building to 6 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 7 to 8 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 8 to 10 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 12 ft with
a dominant period of 16 seconds...building to 9 to 13 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 10 to 13
ft...building to 12 to 15 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.

$$

ANZ633-241815-
Currituck Sound-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2
ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ635-241815-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt...becoming NE this afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers early in
the morning.

$$

ANZ636-241815-
York River-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers early in the morning.

$$

ANZ637-241815-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers early in the morning.

$$

ANZ638-241815-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
655 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

GINGRICH



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