Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

ANZ600-011815-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.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...


AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SWING ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW
ENGLAND AND OFF THE COAST TODAY INTO TONIGHT...PUSHING A WEAK COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO
THE MID ATLANTIC REGION ON THURSDAY...THEN ANOTHER COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST FRIDAY. THE COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION
FRIDAY NIGHT...USHERING IN MUCH COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER FOR MOST
OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

$$

ANZ630-011815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ631-011815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE 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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-011815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE 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...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ634-011815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-011815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ652-011815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-011815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ656-011815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ658-011815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ633-011815-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-011815-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-011815-
YORK RIVER-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-011815-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-011815-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
642 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

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