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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 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

ANZ600-031230-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 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...

A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES OFF THE COAST THIS MORNING.
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY DROPS DOWN FROM THE NORTHEAST STATES
FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND BEHIND A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT.

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ANZ630-031230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT....BECOMING NW 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ631-031230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ632-031230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ634-031230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  

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ANZ650-031230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY S
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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ANZ652-031230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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ANZ654-031230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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ANZ656-031230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ658-031230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING E LATE. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ633-031230-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ635-031230-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ636-031230-
YORK RIVER-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ637-031230-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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ANZ638-031230-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1255 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

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