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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 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

ANZ600-191530-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 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...

A cold front will cross the waters this morning, and then stall
near the Mid Atlantic coast through Saturday night. High pressure
builds over the area Sunday into early next week. The next cold
front is expected to impact the region Wednesday.

$$

ANZ630-191530-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming E in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.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...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ631-191530-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.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...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ632-191530-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon, then
becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ634-191530-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.TODAY...W winds 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon, then
becoming E late. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves around 2 ft...
subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ650-191530-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the late morning and
afternoon...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming NW late. Seas 2 ft...
mainly S swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the
morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4
ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ652-191530-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to
3 ft in the late morning and afternoon...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming NE late. Seas 2 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the
morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft...building to 3 to 4
ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to
4 to 5 ft after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ654-191530-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 2 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 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. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ656-191530-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms.
.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 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 around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ658-191530-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late in the
morning, then becoming NW early in the afternoon...becoming E
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 8 seconds in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ633-191530-
Currituck Sound-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming E late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...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. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ635-191530-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...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...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ636-191530-
York River-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...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. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ637-191530-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...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 to 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ638-191530-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
351 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...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...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

GINGRICH



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