Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 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

ANZ600-260915-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 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...

A cold front stalls south of the region tonight as high pressure
builds across the Northeast. High pressure slides offshore  Thursday
ahead of an approaching cold front. The cold front slowly pushes
across the region Friday night into Saturday. High pressure slowly
builds in from the west through early next week.

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ANZ630-260915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft... subsiding to
2 ft in the afternoon.

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

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ANZ631-260915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in
the evening.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft... subsiding to
2 ft in the afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ632-260915-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in
the evening.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in
the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 4 ft...subsiding to 3 ft in the
afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ634-260915-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in
the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 5 ft...subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ650-260915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds late.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of showers
in the evening. A chance of tstms until early morning. Showers
likely after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt late in the
morning, then becoming E early in the afternoon...becoming SE
10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers
likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in
the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ652-260915-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... building to 4 to
5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in
the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the
afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ654-260915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... subsiding to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ656-260915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft... subsiding to 5 to
6 ft in the afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ658-260915-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely,
mainly in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ633-260915-
Currituck Sound-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ635-260915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ636-260915-
York River-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly
in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to
1 foot after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ637-260915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding
to 1 foot after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the
evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

$$

ANZ638-260915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
945 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms until early morning. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
evening.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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

$$



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