Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 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

ANZ600-110215-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 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...

CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
HIGH SLIDES OFFSHORE SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE PUSHING ACROSS THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES INTO NEW ENGLAND WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BRIEFLY RETURNS FOR TUESDAY.
ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT IMPACTS THE WATERS ON WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED
BY A COLDER ARCTIC BLAST.

$$

ANZ630-110215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ631-110215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SLEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ632-110215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ634-110215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ650-110215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SLEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ652-110215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS...BECOMING... MAINLY NE WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SLEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ654-110215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ656-110215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ658-110215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY N SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY N SWELL.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
MAINLY NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ633-110215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ635-110215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SLEET AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ636-110215-
YORK RIVER-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ637-110215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ638-110215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
119 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

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