Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 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

ANZ600-241515-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 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...

LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE DELMARVA OVERNIGHT WILL SLOWLY TRACK
NORTH- NORTHEASTWARD TO WELL OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST ON TUESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TO THE REGION LATE TUESDAY THROUGH AT LEAST
SATURDAY.

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ANZ630-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ632-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ634-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 2 TO 3
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ650-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ652-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ654-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ656-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ658-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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CURRITUCK SOUND-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-241515-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. 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...SW 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ636-241515-
YORK RIVER-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SW 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-241515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SW 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-241515-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE
TUNNEL-
1139 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SW 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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