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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 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

ANZ600-240930-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 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...

High pressure remains centered just off the New England coast
through tonight. Low pressure will track northeast up
and along the east coast late Tuesday through Wednesday.

$$

ANZ630-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered
showers late.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot late. Rain.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely in the
morning, then 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 W late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ631-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered
showers late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.

$$

ANZ632-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers
after midnight. Rain likely late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt late. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
Rain likely.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot
in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.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 N early in the afternoon,
then becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the evening.

$$

ANZ634-240930-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Scattered showers
after midnight. Rain likely late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE
20 to 25 kt late. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 5 to
6 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft
late. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 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 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ650-240930-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming
SE 20 to 25 kt late in the evening, then diminishing to 15 to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Rain.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ652-240930-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 5 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds late. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Rain.
.WED...SW 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. Rain likely in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ654-240930-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 5 seconds, building to 5 ft late. Scattered showers late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds late. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain likely.
.WED...SW 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.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S early in the afternoon, then
increasing to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ656-240930-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 5 seconds. Scattered showers after midnight. Rain likely late.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds, building to 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 7 to 9 ft
with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain likely.
.WED...SW 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.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming NE late. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance
of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ658-240930-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant
period of 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 6 seconds. Scattered showers after midnight. Rain likely late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 8 to 10 ft
with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 5 to
6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.

$$

ANZ633-240930-
Currituck Sound-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers
after midnight. Rain late.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SE
20 to 25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming S
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ635-240930-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers after
midnight. Rain likely late.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely in the morning,
then 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...SW winds 5 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.

$$

ANZ636-240930-
York River-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers
after midnight. Rain likely late.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and early morning, then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.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...SW winds 5 kt, becoming N late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S 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.

$$

ANZ637-240930-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers
after midnight. Rain late.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and early morning, then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...E winds 5 kt, becoming S 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.

$$

ANZ638-240930-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
318 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered
showers after midnight. Rain late.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight, then becoming S 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain likely.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.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 E late. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...E winds 5 kt, becoming S 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.

$$



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