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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 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

ANZ600-231815-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 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...

High pressure remains over the western Atlantic as a persistent
trough lingers over central Virginia through today. A cold front
pushes across the waters late Monday night into Tuesday. Then weak
troughing persists along the Mid Atlantic Coast the rest of the
week.

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ANZ630-231815-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms
early this morning. A chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms until
early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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ANZ631-231815-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this morning. A chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

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ANZ632-231815-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to
1 foot after midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ634-231815-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ650-231815-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly S swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms
early this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms early
this afternoon, then a chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A
chance of showers and tstms early in the evening, then showers
and tstms likely in the late evening and early morning. A chance
of showers late.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly S swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ652-231815-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft
this afternoon...mainly S swell with a dominant period of
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms early this morning. A
slight chance of showers and tstms early this afternoon, then a
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of tstms until early morning. A
chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ654-231815-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms early
this morning. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this
afternoon, then a chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms until early
morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ656-231815-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms early
this afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms until early
morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
until late afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ658-231815-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers this late
morning and early afternoon. A slight chance of tstms early this
afternoon, then a chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms until early
morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
until late afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ633-231815-
Currituck Sound-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance
of showers late this morning. A chance of showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ635-231815-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers and tstms early this morning. A chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ636-231815-
York River-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ637-231815-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ638-231815-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
643 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms until early morning.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$



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