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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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

ANZ600-171015-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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 will be over the southeast states tonight, then moves
off the Carolina coast Sunday and Monday. The local area remains  in
between weak low pressure to the south, and strong low pressure over
Canada on Tuesday. A cold front crosses the region Tuesday  night
into Wednesday.

$$

ANZ630-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 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 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. 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 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ632-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ634-171015-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain
in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-171015-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of
10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft late.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ652-171015-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ654-171015-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ656-171015-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ658-171015-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
rain.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ633-171015-
Currituck Sound-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 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 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of rain in
the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-171015-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 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 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-171015-
York River-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 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 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-171015-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW 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 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 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-171015-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
947 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...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 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 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.

$$

Butner


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