Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 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

ANZ600-030015-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 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...

WEAK TROUGHING ALONG THE COAST WILL WASH OUT THIS AFTERNOON...AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST. ANOTHER TROUGH
APPROACHES THE WATERS ON MONDAY AS WEAK LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY MOVES UP
THE SOUTHEAST COAST. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ630-030015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ631-030015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ632-030015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR
TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ634-030015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ650-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS OR TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ652-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ654-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 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...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ656-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW 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...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ658-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW 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 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ633-030015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
OR TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS OR TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW 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.

$$

ANZ635-030015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N 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.

$$

ANZ636-030015-
YORK RIVER-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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

$$

ANZ637-030015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW 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.

$$

ANZ638-030015-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1201 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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

$$


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