Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 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

ANZ600-240930-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 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 over the western Atlantic as a persistent
trough lingers over central Virginia through today. A cold front
pushes across the waters late Monday night into Tuesday. Then weak
troughing persists along the Mid Atlantic Coast the rest of the
week.

$$

ANZ630-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 to
2 ft late.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-240930-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms late
this evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight. A
chance of showers and tstms late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... mainly S swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-240930-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon...mainly S swell with a dominant period of
6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-240930-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms this late
evening and early morning, then a slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon... mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to
4 ft late.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-240930-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms this late
evening and early morning, then a slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-240930-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. Showers and tstms likely late this evening,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight. A slight
chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-240930-
Currituck Sound-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1
foot. Showers and tstms likely late this evening, then a chance of
showers and tstms after midnight. A slight chance of showers
late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-240930-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-240930-
York River-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-240930-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon. A chance of showers late.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-240930-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
918 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this late evening and early morning, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$



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