Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 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

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940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 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...

A weak cold front crosses the region late Monday into early
Tuesday. High pressure builds into the area through midweek,  before
sliding offshore late in the week.

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ANZ630-260915-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft... subsiding to
2 ft in the afternoon.

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ANZ631-260915-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...
subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...
subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft... subsiding to 2 ft in
the afternoon.

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Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...
subsiding to 1 foot in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW late in the evening,
then becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW late in the evening,
then becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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ANZ650-260915-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly S
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt...diminishing to 5 kt late in the morning,
then becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft...mainly S
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds
in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N early in the afternoon,
then becoming S late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of
6 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft...mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds
in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW early in the afternoon,
then becoming SW late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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ANZ654-260915-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
7 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of
8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 1 to 2 ft...
mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds
in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

ANZ656-260915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers until
late afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW late in the evening, then
becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 9 seconds in the evening.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon.

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Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.MON...E 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 1 to 2 ft... mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 5 kt...becoming N in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of in the morning. A chance of
showers until late afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 9 seconds in the evening.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

$$

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Currituck Sound-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. 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 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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

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ANZ635-260915-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves
1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW early in the afternoon,
then becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ636-260915-
York River-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...N winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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ANZ637-260915-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

$$

ANZ638-260915-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
940 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

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