Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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

ANZ600-052215-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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 CENTERS OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT DROPS SOUTH OVER THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
DISSIPATES OVER THE AREA THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE
NORTH ON THURSDAY...AS LOW PRESSURE REMAINS IN PLACE OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST.

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ANZ630-052215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE 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...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE 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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ANZ631-052215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE 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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ANZ632-052215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.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 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E 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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ANZ634-052215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ650-052215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE 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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ANZ652-052215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ654-052215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ656-052215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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ANZ658-052215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 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.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ633-052215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ635-052215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ636-052215-
YORK RIVER-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ637-052215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ638-052215-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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