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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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

ANZ600-170015-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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 weak frontal boundary will dissipate south of the area today.
Meanwhile...high pressure builds north of the area through tonight
before sliding offshore on Thursday. The next cold front approaches
from the northwest on Friday and then drops across the area Friday
night into the weekend.

$$

ANZ630-170015-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ631-170015-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ632-170015-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ634-170015-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot
after midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ650-170015-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 3 to
4 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms early in the evening. A chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ652-170015-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 3 to
4 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms early in the evening. A chance
of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ654-170015-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ656-170015-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft...mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Isolated showers
or tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 7 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. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ658-170015-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft...mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Isolated showers or
tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE late. Seas 2 to
3 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
tstms early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ633-170015-
Currituck Sound-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Isolated
showers or tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ635-170015-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...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 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ636-170015-
York River-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 5 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ637-170015-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

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

$$

ANZ638-170015-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1243 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
early in the evening. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers and tstms.

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

$$



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