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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 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

ANZ600-242315-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 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...

High pressure remains centered north of the area today into tonight,
while the remnants of Jose eventually dissipates well off the
southern New England coast. Hurricane Maria will move slowly
northward off the southeast coast tonight through the middle of
next week. See the National Hurricane Center advisories for
details. Swells from Hurricane Maria will begin to impact coastal
area tonight.

$$

ANZ630-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...
subsiding to 1 foot this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft.

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ANZ631-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...
subsiding to 1 foot this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ632-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt
after midnight. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 4 ft...building to
5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ634-242315-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... building
to 3 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves around
6 ft...building to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 30 kt. Waves around 7 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt after
midnight. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ650-242315-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft... building to
7 ft after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 8 ft with a dominant period of
16 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 9 ft with a
dominant period of 15 seconds...building to 10 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 12 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas around 12 ft...building to 13 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Seas around 13 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 10 ft...
subsiding to 9 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ652-242315-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft... building to
6 ft after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
16 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 8 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 9 ft with a
dominant period of 15 seconds...building to 10 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 12 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Seas around 12 ft...building to 13 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas around 13 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 10 ft...
subsiding to 9 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ654-242315-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft... building to 6 ft
after midnight...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
15 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 8 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds...building to 9 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 11 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds. A chance
of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas around 12 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas around 13 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas around 10 ft...subsiding to 9 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ656-242315-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 5 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 6 ft with a dominant period of
16 seconds after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant period of
16 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 8 ft with a
dominant period of 15 seconds...building to 10 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 11 ft with a
dominant period of 16 seconds...building to 12 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas around 12 ft...building to
13 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas around 14 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
around 10 ft...subsiding to 9 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ658-242315-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft... building to
6 ft this afternoon...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 6 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 7 ft with a dominant period of
16 seconds after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 7 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 8 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 9 ft with a
dominant period of 15 seconds...building to 11 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas around 12 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds...building to 13 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around
14 ft...building to 15 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts to around 40 kt. Seas around 16 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas
around 11 ft...subsiding to 10 ft after midnight. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ633-242315-
Currituck Sound-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot...building to 2 ft in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding
to 1 foot after midnight. A chance of showers.
.TUE...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts to around 35 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ635-242315-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ636-242315-
York River-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot...building to 2 ft in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 10 to
15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft...subsiding
to 2 ft after midnight.

$$

ANZ637-242315-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding
to 1 foot after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Waves around 2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. A
chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft... subsiding to
2 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ638-242315-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1142 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot... building
to 2 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft... building to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft...subsiding
to 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft... building to
4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 15 to
20 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 kt with
gusts to around 30 kt. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$



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