Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
332 PM EST MON FEB 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

ANZ600-210430-
332 PM EST MON FEB 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 BECOMES CENTERED OFF THE NORTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST
FROM TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN WELL
TO OUR SOUTH LATE IN THE WEEK...WITH A COLD FRONT PUSHING THROUGH THE
LOCAL AREA ON SATURDAY.


$$

ANZ630-210430-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ631-210430-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ632-210430-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ634-210430-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ650-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ652-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ654-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ656-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ658-210430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ633-210430-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ635-210430-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ636-210430-
YORK RIVER-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ637-210430-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ638-210430-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
332 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

BROWN


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