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Last Update: 105 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY.
  • Rest Of Today NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
  • Tonight N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
  • Tue NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
  • Tue Night S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain likely until early morning...then a chance of rain late.
  • Wed SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain early in the morning...then a chance of showers late in the morning. Showers likely in the afternoon.
  • Wed Night W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain.
  • Thu N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the morning...then snow in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu Night N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm
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