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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

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

ANZ600-271715-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.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...

Low pressure approaches from the Carolinas overnight, and crosses
the local area Friday morning. A cold front then crosses the
region late Saturday into Saturday night, with high pressure
building over the waters late Sunday through Monday.

$$

ANZ630-271715-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late in the evening,
then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot, building
to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-271715-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-271715-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Showers likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming SW. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-271715-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers
likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-271715-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers.
Isolated tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 4 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late in
the evening, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-271715-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Showers likely. Isolated tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 4 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late in
the evening, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-271715-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers likely. Isolated tstms
late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late in
the evening, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-271715-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight, then
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-271715-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Showers likely with
isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight, becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-271715-
Currituck Sound-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely
with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight, then
becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 ft late.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight, becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-271715-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Isolated
tstms. Showers.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers,
mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-271715-
York River-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers
likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-271715-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers
likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-271715-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1235 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers
likely with isolated tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening
and early morning, then becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot, building to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

GINGRICH



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