Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

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

ANZ600-202115-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.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 BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST TODAY AND REMAINS OVER THE
WATERS FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA
OVER THE  WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-202115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 TO 2 FT.


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ANZ631-202115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ632-202115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-202115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ650-202115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-202115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-202115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS...BECOMING...MAINLY NE WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ656-202115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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ANZ658-202115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS...BECOMING...MAINLY NE WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ633-202115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.

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ANZ635-202115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 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.

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ANZ636-202115-
YORK RIVER-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 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.

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ANZ637-202115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 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.

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ANZ638-202115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
830 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 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 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

$$

JFOSTER



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