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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 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

ANZ600-261830-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 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 DRIFTS OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST BY THIS
AFTERNOON. A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ630-261830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

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

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ANZ631-261830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

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

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ANZ632-261830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

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

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ANZ634-261830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

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

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ANZ650-261830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

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

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ANZ652-261830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

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

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ANZ654-261830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

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

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ANZ656-261830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

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

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ANZ658-261830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

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

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ANZ633-261830-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ635-261830-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ636-261830-
YORK RIVER-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

$$

ANZ637-261830-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ638-261830-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
616 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

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

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