Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

ANZ600-241215-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.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 OVER THE REGION WILL SLIDE OFF THE COAST WEDNESDAY.
THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION FRIDAY AND STALLS OVER THE
AREA EARLY NEXT WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE REGION ONCE
AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

ANZ630-241215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ631-241215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ632-241215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ634-241215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-241215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-241215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-241215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ656-241215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ658-241215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ633-241215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ635-241215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-241215-
YORK RIVER-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-241215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-241215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
1259 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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