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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
100 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

ANZ600-231715-
100 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 Wednesday into
Wednesday night. High Pressure will move over the region from
Thursday into Saturday.

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ANZ630-231715-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers with isolated tstms, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...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 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ631-231715-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers with isolated tstms, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 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.
.WED NIGHT...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 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-231715-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers with isolated tstms,
then a slight chance of showers late.
.WED...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.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-231715-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves around 2 ft. Scattered showers with isolated tstms,
then a slight chance of showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 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 late.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the evening.
.THU...N winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-231715-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Scattered showers with isolated tstms, then a slight chance of
showers late.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW early in the afternoon,
then becoming E late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly S swell with a
dominant period of 7 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW 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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ652-231715-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated
tstms, then a slight chance of showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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 6 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-231715-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Scattered showers with isolated tstms, then a slight chance of
showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A
chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...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 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-231715-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated
tstms, then a slight chance of showers late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early in
the afternoon, then becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms late.
.WED NIGHT...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 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
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 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-231715-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning. Showers
and tstms likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening
and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant
period of 8 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 8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.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 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-231715-
Currituck Sound-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 foot. A chance of showers in the morning. Showers and tstms
likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 foot. Showers and tstms likely 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. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers and tstms in the evening.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-231715-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered
showers with isolated tstms, then a slight chance of showers
late.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 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 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-231715-
York River-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt late.
Waves 1 foot. Scattered showers with isolated tstms, then a
slight chance of showers late.
.WED...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW early in the afternoon, then
becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers. A chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-231715-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered
showers with isolated tstms, then a slight chance of showers
late.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...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 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms
after midnight.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-231715-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
100 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. Scattered
showers with isolated tstms, then a slight chance of showers
late.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt early in the
afternoon, then becoming N late. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the morning. Showers and tstms likely in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...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 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$


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