Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 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

ANZ600-260115-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 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 SETTLES OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO START IMPACTING THE WATERS
SATURDAY THROUGH THE REST OF THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ631-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ632-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW 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 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ634-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ650-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ652-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ654-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ656-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ658-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ633-260115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ635-260115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ636-260115-
YORK RIVER-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ637-260115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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...S WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ638-260115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
106 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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