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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 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

ANZ600-202215-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 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...

Tropical Storm Jose will continue to lift well northeast of the
waters today. Jose will linger off the northeast coast through
the weekend before dissipating. Swells from distant Hurricane
Maria will begin to impact the local area by this weekend.


$$

ANZ630-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ631-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot late.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ632-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot late.
.TONIGHT...NW 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 N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ634-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-202215-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15
kt this afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 11
seconds...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 11
seconds this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to
4 to 5 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period
of 11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 to
5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft
in the afternoon...mainly E swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... subsiding to
5 to 6 ft after midnight.

$$

ANZ652-202215-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds late.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. 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...building to 5 to
6 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ654-202215-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight...mainly E swell with a dominant period
of 11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...
building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight...mainly E 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
late...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ656-202215-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds...
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight... mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 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 in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight, then
building to 5 to 6 ft late.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ658-202215-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming W late. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon...mainly NE swell with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly NE
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 11 seconds in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

$$

ANZ633-202215-
Currituck Sound-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ635-202215-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers late this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S after midnight, then
becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-202215-
York River-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-202215-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-202215-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1026 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

BROWN



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