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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 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

ANZ600-210615-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 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 slides offshore and out to sea late tonight through
Tuesday. A cold front will approach the area from the northwest
Tuesday night, then crosses the waters Wednesday into Wednesday
night.

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ANZ630-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening,
then a chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft...subsiding
to 1 foot after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely early in the
evening, then a chance of showers in the late evening and
overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to
2 to 3 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the late
morning and afternoon. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to
2 to 3 ft late. Tstms likely in the evening. Showers likely. A
chance of tstms after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-210615-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Tstms likely
early in the evening. Showers likely. A chance of tstms in the
late evening and early morning.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-210615-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to
4 to 5 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft late. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening,
then a chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-210615-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft late.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to
4 to 5 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... subsiding to 2 to
3 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to
3 to 4 ft late. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening,
then a chance of tstms in the late evening and early morning. A
chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-210615-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late. Showers and tstms likely in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft late. Tstms likely early in the evening. Showers
likely. A chance of tstms in the late evening and early morning.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-210615-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to 4 ft late. Tstms
likely early in the evening. Showers likely. A chance of tstms in
the late evening and early morning.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-210615-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. Tstms likely early in the
evening. Showers likely. A chance of tstms in the late evening
and early morning.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-210615-
Currituck Sound-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. Tstms likely early in the evening. Showers likely.
A chance of tstms in the late evening and early morning.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers likely, mainly
in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-210615-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning, then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late
evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-210615-
York River-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning,
then showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Showers and tstms
likely early in the evening, then a chance of showers in the late
evening and overnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-210615-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 foot.
Showers and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Tstms likely in
the evening. Showers likely. A chance of tstms after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-210615-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
655 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Tstms likely
in the evening. Showers likely. A chance of tstms after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$



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