Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 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

ANZ600-281915-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 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...

A WEAK COLD FRONT DISSIPATES OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS THIS MORNING.
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL AFFECT THE WINDS OVER THE
 MARINE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE WATERS MONDAY.

$$

ANZ630-281915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ631-281915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ632-281915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ634-281915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ650-281915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AROUND
MIDDAY...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ652-281915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE LATE MORNING WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ654-281915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ656-281915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ658-281915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ633-281915-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ635-281915-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ636-281915-
YORK RIVER-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ637-281915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ638-281915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
706 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ALEXANDER


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