Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 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

ANZ600-271515-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 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 crosses the waters this morning. High
pressure builds into the area through midweek, before sliding
offshore late in the week.

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ANZ630-271515-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW early in the afternoon,
then becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ631-271515-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE early in the afternoon,
then becoming SE late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ632-271515-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the late morning and
early afternoon, then becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft late.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ634-271515-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming N in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.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...S winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ650-271515-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late in
the morning, then becoming NE early in the afternoon...becoming S
late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ652-271515-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

$$

ANZ654-271515-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming SE late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ656-271515-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ658-271515-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft... subsiding
to 2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ633-271515-
Currituck Sound-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
early morning, then increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NE 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...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ635-271515-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E early in the afternoon,
then becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-271515-
York River-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ637-271515-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE early in the afternoon,
then becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-271515-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
336 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming N in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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