Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

ANZ600-250015-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.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 OVER THE REGION WILL SLIDE OFF THE COAST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE
REGION FRIDAY AND PUSHES TROUGH THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY...BEFORE
DISSIPATING AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS OVER THE REGION.

$$

ANZ630-250015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ631-250015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-250015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ634-250015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ650-250015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-250015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-250015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

ANZ656-250015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ658-250015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ633-250015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ635-250015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-250015-
YORK RIVER-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-250015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-250015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
1241 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

MRD



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