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Last Update: 1003 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. A WARM FRONT LIFTS OVER THE WATER TUESDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE LOCATES OFFSHORE. A COLD FRONT SLOWLY CROSSES THE WATER WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  • Overnight N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
  • Tue NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft... Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
  • Tue Night S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
  • Wed SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain likely early in the morning...then a chance of rain in the late morning and afternoon.
  • Wed Night E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain until early morning... Then rain and sleet late.
  • Thu N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain in the morning. Sleet until late afternoon. Snow in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the late morning and afternoon.
  • Thu Night N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sat SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm
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