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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KAKQ

FZUS51 KAKQ 231040
CWFAKQ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

ANZ600-231815-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.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 FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY...AND DISSIPATES
OVER THE LOCAL WATERS BY SUNDAY. A STRONGER COLD FRONT APPROACHES
THE REGION ON TUESDAY.   



ANZ630-231815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ631-231815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.

SUN
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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



ANZ632-231815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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



ANZ634-231815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ650-231815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 

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



ANZ652-231815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ654-231815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ656-231815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ658-231815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ633-231815-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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



ANZ635-231815-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING.

SUN
W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN BECOMING E
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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



ANZ636-231815-
YORK RIVER-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.

SUN
W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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



ANZ637-231815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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



ANZ638-231815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
640 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 

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