Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1002 AM 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

ANZ600-252215-
1002 AM 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 IS WELL OFFSHORE WITH A SERIES OF SURFACE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEMS LOCATED NORTHWEST OF THE MID ATLANTIC REGION TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
 WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
ONSHORE WINDS DEVELOP THURSDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO
FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ630-252215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

$$

ANZ631-252215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.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 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ632-252215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.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 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ634-252215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

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

$$

ANZ650-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS...BECOMING...MAINLY E WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ652-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL .
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ654-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL .
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ656-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ658-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 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.

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

$$

ANZ633-252215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 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. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ635-252215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-252215-
YORK RIVER-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 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 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ637-252215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.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 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.

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

$$

ANZ638-252215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
1002 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

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

$$

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