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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

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

ANZ600-301730-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.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 will track well north of the region overnight. The
trailing cold front will cross the area Friday morning, then stall
across the Carolinas through the weekend.

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ANZ630-301730-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.

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ANZ631-301730-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ632-301730-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 2 to
3 ft, subsiding to 1 foot late in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-301730-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-301730-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant
period 7 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-301730-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming E late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ654-301730-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft late. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$

ANZ656-301730-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming N late. Seas 3 to
4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period
6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
6 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-301730-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming N 5 to 10 kt late.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers
and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers
and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-301730-
Currituck Sound-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming N 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft, diminishing to 1 to 2 ft in the late morning
and early afternoon, then diminishing to less than 1 foot and
light chop late. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft
late. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. Showers likely. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after
midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-301730-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft
late.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.
Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.
A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-301730-
York River-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, increasing to 1 to 2 ft
late.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.
A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-301730-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves less than
1 foot and light chop. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves less than 1 foot and light chop, diminishing to flat after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
less than 1 foot and light chop. A chance of showers and tstms in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light
chop. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and light chop.
A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves less than 1 foot and
light chop. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-301730-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
102 AM EDT Fri Jul 30 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
in the evening. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$


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