Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 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

ANZ600-031800-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 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...

A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LINGERS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. A
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT DROPS SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS LATE FRIDAY.
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY DROPS DOWN FROM THE NORTHEAST STATES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-031800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ631-031800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING E
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ632-031800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ634-031800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ650-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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ANZ652-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...
THEN BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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ANZ654-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT...BECOMING
SE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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ANZ656-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ658-031800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ633-031800-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-031800-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ636-031800-
YORK RIVER-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ637-031800-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ638-031800-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
631 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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