Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 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

ANZ600-202215-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 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...

High pressure remains over the western Atlantic as a persistent
trough lingers over central Virginia through the weekend. A
weakening cold front approaches the waters Monday night.

$$

ANZ630-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 foot in
the late morning and afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late in the
evening, then becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

ANZ631-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.FRI...SW winds 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late in the
evening, then diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A
chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ632-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 kt...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. A
chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ634-202215-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late in
the morning, then becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves around
2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ650-202215-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period
of 6 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ652-202215-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 7 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
6 seconds after midnight, then subsiding to 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 6 seconds late.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... mainly S swell with
a dominant period of 6 seconds in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to
3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of tstms in the evening. A
chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ654-202215-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 8 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ656-202215-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ658-202215-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly
SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ633-202215-
Currituck Sound-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ635-202215-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S this afternoon.
Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ636-202215-
York River-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S this afternoon.
Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ637-202215-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt...becoming S in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ638-202215-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1013 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms in
the evening. A chance of showers.

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

$$



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