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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 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

ANZ600-221215-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 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 remains centered northwest of the area through the
weekend while Tropical Cyclone Jose meanders south of the New
England coast. Swells from distant Hurricane Maria will begin to
impact the local area waters by this weekend.

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ANZ630-221215-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight, then
becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ631-221215-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ632-221215-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt in the evening...becoming light and
variable, then becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ634-221215-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt in the evening...becoming light and
variable, then becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ650-221215-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 5
to 7 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft... building to 8 to
10 ft after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

$$

ANZ652-221215-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ654-221215-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building
to 4 to 5 ft late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming NW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant
period of 11 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... building to 5 to
6 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

$$

ANZ656-221215-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas
3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft late...mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft... subsiding to 6 to
8 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ658-221215-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 4 to
5 ft...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft
in the late morning and afternoon...mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming W late. Seas 5 to 6 ft... mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft
late.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft... subsiding to 7 to
9 ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ633-221215-
Currituck Sound-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-221215-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt...becoming NW 5 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt early in the evening... becoming light
and variable, then becoming NW 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-221215-
York River-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 kt early in the evening... becoming light
and variable, then becoming NW 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt in the evening...becoming light and
variable, then becoming NW 5 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-221215-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight, then
becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt in the evening...becoming light and
variable, then becoming NW 5 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-221215-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1257 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE late in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt in the evening...becoming light and
variable, then becoming NW 5 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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