Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 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

ANZ600-242115-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 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...

LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY TRACKS NORTHEAST TO WELL OFF THE NEW ENGLAND
COAST THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TO THE MID ATLANTIC
REGION TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

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ANZ630-242115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1
FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 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...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.

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ANZ631-242115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1
FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...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.

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ANZ632-242115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO  1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S 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.
.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.

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ANZ634-242115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 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 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ650-242115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ652-242115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ654-242115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ656-242115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ658-242115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.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 2 TO 3 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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ANZ633-242115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW 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.
.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.

$$

ANZ635-242115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 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. 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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ANZ636-242115-
YORK RIVER-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...W 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...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. 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.

$$

ANZ637-242115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-242115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
950 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

BROWN


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