Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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

ANZ600-251215-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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 SETTLES OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO START IMPACTING THE WATERS
SATURDAY THROUGH THE REST OF THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

$$

ANZ630-251215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW 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. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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ANZ631-251215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. 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 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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ANZ632-251215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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ANZ634-251215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ650-251215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ652-251215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ654-251215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ656-251215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY N SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ658-251215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ633-251215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

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

$$

ANZ635-251215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 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 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 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.

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

$$

ANZ636-251215-
YORK RIVER-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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 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.

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

$$

ANZ637-251215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E 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.

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

$$

ANZ638-251215-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE
TUNNEL-
1206 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$



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