Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 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

ANZ600-312130-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 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...

A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST TODAY.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING ACROSS THE REGION LATER SUNDAY INTO
TUESDAY.

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ANZ630-312130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ631-312130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ632-312130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-312130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ650-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ656-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ658-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ633-312130-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 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 SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-312130-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1
FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 0 TO
1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
0 TO 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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YORK RIVER-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-312130-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S 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...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-312130-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
934 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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