Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

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

ANZ600-051815-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.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...

UNSETTLED WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY OSCILLATES NORTH AND SOUTH ACROSS
THE REGION. THE BOUNDARY FINALLY LIFTS NORTH OF THE AREA MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT THAT SHOULD MOVE
INTO THE LOCAL AREA WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ630-051815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ631-051815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN ISOLATED
TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ632-051815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ634-051815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ650-051815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ652-051815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ654-051815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON... THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ656-051815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ658-051815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ633-051815-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ635-051815-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ636-051815-
YORK RIVER-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ637-051815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ638-051815-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
645 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

GINGRICH


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