Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 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

ANZ600-032115-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 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...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND
GRADUALLY SHIFTS OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST ON MONDAY. THE HIGH
WILL REMAIN ANCHORED JUST OFF THE COAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH A
WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT DROPPING SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY
NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ630-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ631-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ632-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ634-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-032115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

$$

ANZ652-032115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ654-032115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ656-032115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ658-032115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT...
MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ633-032115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-032115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-032115-
YORK RIVER-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-032115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-032115-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1000 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ALEXANDER



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