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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
317 PM EST Mon Nov 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

ANZ600-210430-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 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...

High pressure moves off the Mid Atlantic coast tonight and Tuesday.
Weak low pressure moves northeast along the coast Tuesday night
ahead of a cold front that pushes offshore Wednesday morning. High
pressure builds back into the area for the end of the week.

$$

ANZ630-210430-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2
to 3 ft late.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-210430-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft late.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-210430-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-210430-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-210430-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds in the late morning and afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

$$

ANZ652-210430-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds in the late morning and early afternoon, then
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4
ft in the afternoon.

$$

ANZ654-210430-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 4 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the late evening and early morning. Showers likely late.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to around 25 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3
ft...building to 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers early in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the late morning and
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ656-210430-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers
late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to around 25 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3
ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers early in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4
ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ658-210430-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly N swell with
a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt...becoming SE late. Seas around 2 ft...
mainly E swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. A
chance of showers early in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the
evening. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4
ft late.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ633-210430-
Currituck Sound-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers early in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-210430-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-210430-
York River-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 15 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-210430-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 15 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-210430-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
317 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N 15 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

GINGRICH



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