Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

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943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.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...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST THROUGH THIS
MORNING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT SLIDES OFFSHORE LATER THIS EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE RETURNS OVER THE AREA INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...AS LOW
PRESSURE REMAINS OFFSHORE.

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ANZ630-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT... THEN
BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ631-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT... THEN
BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ632-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ650-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...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 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING S
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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ANZ654-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ656-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ658-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ633-012115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ635-012115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT... THEN BECOMING N
LATE. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 0 TO
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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YORK RIVER-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-012115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-012115-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
943 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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