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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 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

ANZ600-241215-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 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...

A cold front will push across the coast late this afternoon and
evening. High pressure will gradually build into the region from
the northwest Thursday afternoon into Saturday as the cold front
stalls off the Carolina coast resulting in persistent onshore flow.


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ANZ630-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to
20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft late.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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ANZ631-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to
20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

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ANZ632-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers after midnight, then a slight chance of showers
late.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon.

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ANZ634-241215-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft late.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft.

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ANZ650-241215-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NE. Seas 3 to 4
ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers after
midnight, then a slight chance of showers late.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds...
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds late.
Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...building to 6
to 8 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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ANZ652-241215-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Scattered
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... building to
6 to 8 ft after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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ANZ654-241215-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Scattered
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6
ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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ANZ656-241215-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 7
ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.

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ANZ658-241215-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds... building to
3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds late. A chance of
showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. Scattered showers and tstms in the morning,
then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 5 to 7
ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ633-241215-
Currituck Sound-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 ft. Scattered tstms early in the morning.
Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ635-241215-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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ANZ636-241215-
York River-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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ANZ637-241215-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ638-241215-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1227 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft late.
Scattered showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

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