Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

ANZ600-271815-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.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 REMAINS OVER THE AREA TODAY AS HURRICANE CRISTOBAL
TURNS NORTHEAST AND TRACKS NORTH OF BERMUDA. A WEAK COLD FRONT SAGS
SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY...THEN STALLS ACROSS NORTH  CAROLINA
FRIDAY BEFORE RETURNING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY.

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ANZ630-271815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ631-271815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ632-271815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ634-271815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ650-271815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ652-271815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ654-271815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ656-271815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ658-271815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ633-271815-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ635-271815-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ636-271815-
YORK RIVER-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ637-271815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ638-271815-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
640 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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