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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 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

ANZ600-251430-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 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 the local area from the southwest
tonight, then will be slow to lift north of the area on Wednesday.
Weak high pressure returns by Thursday.

$$

ANZ630-251430-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
overnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain late this evening and early
morning, then a chance of showers late. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ631-251430-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
overnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely late this evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM
late this evening, then 1 NM or less late.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-251430-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt overnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft, subsiding
to 2 to 3 ft late. A chance of rain with a slight chance of tstms
late this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy
fog late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less late.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot
in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-251430-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt overnight. Waves 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain with a
slight chance of tstms late this evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight. Patchy fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 ft
late. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, becoming N early in the afternoon, then
becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-251430-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight, then diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 7 to
9 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain. Patchy fog late.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period
of 11 seconds. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ652-251430-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late this
evening and early morning. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Rain late this evening and early morning, then a
chance of showers late. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after
midnight.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds, subsiding to 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds late. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ654-251430-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. Rain likely late this evening, then a chance
of showers after midnight. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late
this evening, then 1 NM or less late.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming SW late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-251430-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 9
seconds, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 9
seconds late. A chance of rain late this evening. A slight chance
of tstms late this evening and early morning. A chance of showers
after midnight. Patchy fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in
the afternoon. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-251430-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft with a dominant period of 10
seconds, subsiding to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 10
seconds late. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms
late this evening and early morning, then a chance of showers
late. Patchy fog late with vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, subsiding to 5 ft
late. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-251430-
Currituck Sound-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
becoming S 10 to 15 kt overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms late this evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog late with vsby 1 to 3
NM.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-251430-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely late this evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight. Patchy fog late this evening. Patchy fog
late. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after midnight, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-251430-
York River-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain late this evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM,
decreasing to 1 NM or less after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-251430-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain late this evening and
early morning, then a chance of showers late. Patchy fog late
this evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM after
midnight, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ638-251430-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
946 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain with a slight chance of tstms late
this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog
late this evening and early morning. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to 3
NM.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

MRD



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