Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 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

ANZ600-072215-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 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...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER OFFSHORE...AS A WEAK TROUGH PERSISTS
INLAND. THIS WILL RESULT IN RELATIVELY BENIGN CONDITIONS FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM
THE NORTHWEST BY LATE IN THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-072215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ631-072215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ632-072215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ634-072215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ650-072215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ652-072215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ654-072215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ656-072215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ658-072215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ633-072215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-072215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ636-072215-
YORK RIVER-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ637-072215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ638-072215-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1021 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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