Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 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

ANZ600-041315-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 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 BECOMES ANCHORED OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH
MID WEEK. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY DROP SOUTH INTO THE
AREA ON WEDNESDAY AND DISSIPATE OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH.


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ANZ630-041315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.....BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ631-041315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ632-041315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-041315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ650-041315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

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ANZ652-041315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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ANZ654-041315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ656-041315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ658-041315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 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.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ633-041315-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-041315-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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 SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ636-041315-
YORK RIVER-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ637-041315-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-041315-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
121 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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