Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

ANZ600-271515-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.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 WEAK COLD FRONT DROPS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE THEN
BUILDS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC...AND SLIDES OFF THE COAST FOR EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ630-271515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-271515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.


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ANZ632-271515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.


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ANZ634-271515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT... MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ656-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.

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ANZ658-271515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ633-271515-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-271515-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 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.

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ANZ636-271515-
YORK RIVER-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-271515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-271515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
306 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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