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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

ANZ600-012115-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.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 MOVES EAST OF THE OUTER BANKS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

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ANZ630-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ631-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ632-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ634-012115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

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ANZ650-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ652-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ654-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2
FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ656-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 2
FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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

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ANZ658-012115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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

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ANZ633-012115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...
THEN BECOMING SW 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING E
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ635-012115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ636-012115-
YORK RIVER-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ637-012115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ638-012115-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
915 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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