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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

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

ANZ600-270515-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.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 settles into the area this afternoon into tonight.
A cold front settles over the waters by the middle of the week,
with low pressure potentially impacting the region later in the
week.

$$

ANZ630-270515-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt, becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ631-270515-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves around 4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ632-270515-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ634-270515-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ650-270515-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW late in the morning, then
becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ652-270515-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas around 2 ft.
Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ654-270515-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period
of 7 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ656-270515-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E late in the evening, then
becoming S after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ658-270515-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Mainly NE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E late in the evening, then
becoming S after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly NE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ633-270515-
Currituck Sound-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ635-270515-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt, becoming W in the late morning and early
afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to
1 foot after midnight. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ636-270515-
York River-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ637-270515-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ638-270515-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1213 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$


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