Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 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

ANZ600-262200-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 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 WILL REMAIN CENTERED OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH
TODAY...THEN WILL PUSH WELL OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST BY FRIDAY.
LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY.

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ANZ630-262200-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ631-262200-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ632-262200-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ634-262200-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

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ANZ650-262200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ652-262200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ654-262200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ656-262200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ658-262200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ633-262200-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ635-262200-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ636-262200-
YORK RIVER-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ637-262200-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ638-262200-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
1000 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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