Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 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

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309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 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 OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ631-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ632-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ634-241515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ652-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ654-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ656-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ658-241515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ633-241515-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ635-241515-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ636-241515-
YORK RIVER-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ637-241515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ638-241515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
309 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.THROUGH 7 AM...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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