Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

ANZ600-191915-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.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...

A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS OFF THE CAROLINA COAST TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY AND THEN SLIDES OFF THE
MID  ATLANTIC COAST TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHES  THE WATERS LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ630-191915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ631-191915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-191915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ634-191915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-191915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-191915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS...BECOMING...MAINLY S WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-191915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL .
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ656-191915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
4 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

ANZ658-191915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
4 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ633-191915-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-191915-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-191915-
YORK RIVER-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-191915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-191915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
656 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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