Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 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

ANZ600-210015-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 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 will build over the area today, then slides offshore
and out to sea late tonight through Tuesday. A cold front will
approach the area from the northwest Tuesday night, then crosses the
waters Wednesday into Wednesday night.

$$

ANZ630-210015-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ631-210015-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...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 1 to 2 ft.
.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...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

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

$$

ANZ632-210015-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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 in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ634-210015-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft...subsiding to 2
ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ650-210015-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W late. Seas around 2 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4
ft late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ652-210015-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ654-210015-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2
ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3
ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ656-210015-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

ANZ658-210015-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 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.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ633-210015-
Currituck Sound-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...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...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ635-210015-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the morning.

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

$$

ANZ636-210015-
York River-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...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 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the morning.

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

$$

ANZ637-210015-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S 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 foot.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely
with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the morning.

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

$$

ANZ638-210015-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1
foot in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot...building to 2 to
3 ft after midnight. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

Butner



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