Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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

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623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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 COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
REGION BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY.

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ANZ630-211815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ631-211815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW 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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ANZ632-211815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ634-211815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ650-211815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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ANZ652-211815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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ANZ654-211815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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ANZ656-211815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ658-211815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN
BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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CURRITUCK SOUND-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ635-211815-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ636-211815-
YORK RIVER-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ637-211815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ638-211815-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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