Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1015 PM 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

ANZ600-251015-
1015 PM 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 MOVES OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE REGION FRIDAY AND PUSHES TROUGH THE AREA EARLY
SATURDAY...BEFORE DISSIPATING AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS OVER
THE REGION.

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ANZ630-251015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-251015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ632-251015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ634-251015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ650-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...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 IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 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.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND
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.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E 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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND
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.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ656-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.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...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND 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.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ658-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN 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 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ633-251015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ635-251015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ636-251015-
YORK RIVER-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-251015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-251015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
1015 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ALEXANDER


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