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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 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

ANZ600-192330-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 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 and associated warm front tracks north of the area
early this morning. A gusty west wind will accompany a cold front
that will move across the region later this morning. High
pressure builds down into and over the area tonight through
Saturday.

$$

ANZ630-192330-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 20
to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. Isolated
showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves
3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ631-192330-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 20
to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. Isolated
showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft late.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ632-192330-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft.
Isolated showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 5
to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ634-192330-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves around 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 5
to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft late.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ650-192330-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft, building to 4 to 5 ft, with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Isolated showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming SE late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Seas around
2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ652-192330-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt this
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft, with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. Isolated showers late this morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds, building to 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming NW late. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ654-192330-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds. Isolated showers late this morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming W late. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ656-192330-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 5 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N
5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ658-192330-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 25 kt, becoming
NW late. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming W late. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ633-192330-
Currituck Sound-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE late in the evening, then
becoming W after midnight, becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ635-192330-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers late this morning
and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-192330-
York River-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt this afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ637-192330-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt this afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ638-192330-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
703 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$



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