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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 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

ANZ600-021230-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 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 WILL PERSIST OVER THE MID ATLANTIC
THROUGH THURSDAY WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY. STRONGER HIGH PRESSURE THEN SLOWLY DROPS DOWN FROM THE
NORTHEAST STATES FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.    

$$

ANZ630-021230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ631-021230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

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ANZ632-021230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

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ANZ634-021230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

$$

ANZ650-021230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ652-021230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

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ANZ654-021230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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ANZ656-021230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

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ANZ658-021230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

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ANZ633-021230-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E 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 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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ANZ635-021230-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 0 TO 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

$$

ANZ636-021230-
YORK RIVER-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

$$

ANZ637-021230-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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

$$

ANZ638-021230-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

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

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