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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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

ANZ600-160715-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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...

Low pressure will move northeast off the Virginia Tidewater this
evening and then intensify while pushing well off the mid  Atlantic
coast tonight. High pressure will become centered along  the
southeast coast over the weekend.

$$

ANZ630-160715-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ631-160715-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ632-160715-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ634-160715-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in
the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ650-160715-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds...
building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A
chance of rain and snow early this evening.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming
W 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft... building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ652-160715-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds... building to 3 to
4 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds this late evening and
overnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period
of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft... building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ654-160715-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late this evening.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds in the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft... building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ656-160715-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 6 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ658-160715-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds after midnight, then subsiding to 3 to 4 ft
with a dominant period of 8 seconds late.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft late.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ633-160715-
Currituck Sound-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-160715-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-160715-
York River-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-160715-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ638-160715-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
650 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

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