Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
645 PM EST TUE JAN 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

ANZ600-250715-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 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...

LOW PRESSURE MOVES AWAY FROM THE NEW ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA. A COLD FRONT
CROSSES  THE REGION THURSDAY MORNING...WITH HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY
BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ630-250715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ631-250715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-250715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-250715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 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 AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ652-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ654-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ656-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

ANZ658-250715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

ANZ633-250715-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-250715-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-250715-
YORK RIVER-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-250715-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-250715-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
645 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$
JFOSTER



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