Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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

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625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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 cold front will cross later today. High pressure will slide  over
the region on late tonight while low pressure will pass just south
of the coast on Friday. High pressure will build over the  area this
weekend.

$$

ANZ630-141915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft
late.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft late.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ631-141915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to 3
ft late.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft late.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ632-141915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft
late.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft late.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to
2 to 3 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ634-141915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to 3
ft late.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to
2 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ650-141915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 25 to 30 kt... becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt this late morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to
8 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ652-141915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5
to 7 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

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Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
of 8 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ656-141915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding
to 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2
to 3 ft. Dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...
mainly E swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to
4 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ658-141915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding
to 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2
to 3 ft. Dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ633-141915-
Currituck Sound-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt... becoming NW
10 to 15 kt late. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ635-141915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3
ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ636-141915-
York River-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 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. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ637-141915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15
kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 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 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ638-141915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
625 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15
kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
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. A chance of rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain.

$$

BROWN


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