Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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

ANZ600-241715-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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...

LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE DELMARVA WILL SLOWLY TRACK NORTHEAST TO
WELL OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TO THE
MID ATLANTIC REGION LATE TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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ANZ630-241715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ631-241715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1
FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ632-241715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.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 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

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ANZ634-241715-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ650-241715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

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

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ANZ652-241715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ654-241715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

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ANZ656-241715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

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

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ANZ658-241715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ633-241715-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-241715-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ636-241715-
YORK RIVER-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-241715-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-241715-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE
TUNNEL-
524 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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