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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 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

ANZ600-220930-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 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 slides offshore and out to sea through Tuesday. A
cold front will approach the area from the northwest Tuesday
night, then crosses the waters Wednesday into Wednesday night.
High pressure will gradually build down into the region from the
northwest late Thursday through Friday.

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ANZ630-220930-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms late in
the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and
tstms likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers in
the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-220930-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms late in
the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the
evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-220930-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely early
in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to
2 to 3 ft late.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-220930-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the late
evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-220930-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
5 seconds late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms in the late morning and
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms early in the evening.
A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft... subsiding to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-220930-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft late. Tstms likely in the afternoon. Showers likely
late.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Tstms likely in the evening. Showers likely. A
chance of tstms after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
early in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-220930-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. Showers and
tstms likely early in the evening, then showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to
4 to 5 ft after midnight, then subsiding to 3 to 4 ft late.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-220930-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the late evening
and early morning, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to
3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in
the evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after
midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms
early in the morning. A chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-220930-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...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.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Showers and tstms likely
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late... mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds in the evening. Tstms likely.
Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms early in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-220930-
Currituck Sound-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Tstms likely.
Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms early in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
late morning and afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-220930-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms late in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late
evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers early in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-220930-
York River-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms late in
the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-220930-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers and tstms late in the morning. Showers and
tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the evening, then showers likely with a chance of
tstms in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-220930-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1000 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms late in the morning. Showers and
tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and
tstms likely early in the evening, then showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$



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