Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

ANZ600-300015-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.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 DRIFTS OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LIFTS ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST TONIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER THE REGION EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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ANZ630-300015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-300015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ632-300015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-300015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ650-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON... THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.

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ANZ652-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.

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ANZ654-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ656-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ658-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ633-300015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ635-300015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ636-300015-
YORK RIVER-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-300015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN BECOMING E
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-300015-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1247 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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