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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 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

ANZ600-241530-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 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 persistent trough remains over central Virginia through today. A
cold front pushes across the waters late tonight into Tuesday. The
front stalls south of the area by Wednesday with high pressure
building north of the region. Another cold front impacts the area
late in the week.

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ANZ630-241530-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 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 around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ631-241530-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to
1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ632-241530-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding to 1 foot after
midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft... subsiding to
1 foot after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...S 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.

$$

ANZ634-241530-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ650-241530-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds in the late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ652-241530-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds in the late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft late.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ654-241530-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...S 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.

$$

ANZ656-241530-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms early in the
evening.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 6 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft... subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ658-241530-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms early in the
evening.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt...becoming S after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ633-241530-
Currituck Sound-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

ANZ635-241530-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 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. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

ANZ636-241530-
York River-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 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. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

ANZ637-241530-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

ANZ638-241530-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
335 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms late.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms early in the evening.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 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. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI...SW 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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