Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

ANZ600-260615-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.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 REMAINS OFFSHORE THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH MONDAY. A
WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY DROPS SOUTH TO THE DELMARVA SUNDAY MORNING
BEFORE LIFTING BACK TO NORTH SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE
 REGION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. ONSHORE WINDS DEVELOP THURSDAY AND
ARE  EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO FRIDAY.

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ANZ630-260615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE 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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ANZ631-260615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ632-260615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ634-260615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ650-260615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS...BECOMING...MAINLY E WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-260615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-260615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ656-260615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ658-260615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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ANZ633-260615-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ635-260615-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT. PATCHY
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ636-260615-
YORK RIVER-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ637-260615-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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ANZ638-260615-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
653 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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