Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 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

ANZ600-070815-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 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 WILL SETTLE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
TONIGHT...BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE THIS WEEKEND. THIS WILL ALLOW A
SOUTHERLY FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN COMES AS LOW PRESSURE LIFTS
NORTHEAST FROM THE GULF COAST STATES ON TUESDAY.

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ANZ630-070815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-070815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ632-070815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ634-070815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ650-070815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ652-070815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ654-070815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ656-070815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ658-070815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON... MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ633-070815-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ635-070815-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ636-070815-
YORK RIVER-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-070815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...
THEN BECOMING W 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-070815-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
712 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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