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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 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

ANZ600-230015-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 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 gradually slide off the coast this evening. A
cold front will approach from the west on Monday, and push through
the waters Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will slowly
build into the area from the southwest Wednesday and Thursday.

$$

ANZ630-230015-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Waves
2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Showers likely
after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot... building to
2 ft after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-230015-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft late. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-230015-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft
late.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves 3 to
4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after midnight. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-230015-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt.
Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves around 3 ft...subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ650-230015-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas 3 to
4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft...building to 6 to 10 ft in the late morning and early
afternoon, then subsiding to 6 to 8 ft late. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ652-230015-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft...building to 6 to 10 ft late in the morning, then subsiding
to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ654-230015-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas 3 to
4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Showers likely late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely until
late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft after midnight.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to 4 to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ656-230015-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...
increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight. Showers likely late.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late. Showers likely until late
afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ658-230015-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ633-230015-
Currituck Sound-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the late evening and early morning. Showers likely
late.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely until
late afternoon, then a chance of showers late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-230015-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers
likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers early in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-230015-
York River-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft late. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers early in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-230015-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers late in the evening.
Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers early in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ638-230015-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1258 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft late. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

GINGRICH


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