Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

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

ANZ600-232015-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.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 cold front is expected to cross the region later this morning
through early this evening. High pressure will move over the
region from Thursday into early Saturday...sliding offshore over
the weekend.

$$

ANZ630-232015-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late in the
morning, then becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE 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 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-232015-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late in the
morning, then becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-232015-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-232015-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-232015-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly SE
swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A slight chance of
showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
around 2 ft. Mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas around 2 ft.
Mainly S swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-232015-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly S swell with
a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with
a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-232015-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A
chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-232015-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming NW late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E
swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-232015-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-232015-
Currituck Sound-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot. A chance
of showers in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-232015-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers.
.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-232015-
York River-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers.
.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-232015-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of
showers.
.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-232015-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
345 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight
chance of showers.
.TODAY...W winds 10 kt, becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. A chance
of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$



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