Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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

ANZ600-212115-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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 BECOMES CENTERED OFF THE NORTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC
COASTS THIS AFTERNOON. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN WELL TO
THE SOUTH LATE IN THE WEEK...WITH A COLD FRONT PUSHING THROUGH THE
LOCAL AREA ON SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ630-212115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 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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ANZ631-212115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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

$$

ANZ632-212115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S 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 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ634-212115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

ANZ650-212115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ652-212115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ654-212115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ656-212115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ658-212115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ633-212115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ635-212115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S 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 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

ANZ636-212115-
YORK RIVER-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S 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 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ637-212115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S 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 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ638-212115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
827 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S 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 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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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