Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 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

ANZ600-170045-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 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...


HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES INTO NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.
MEANWHILE...A WEAK COASTAL TROUGH DEVELOPS OFF THE SOUTHEAST AND
MID ATLANTIC COASTS WHICH WILL RESULT IN A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
ONSHORE WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ630-170045-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ631-170045-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ632-170045-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ634-170045-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ650-170045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-170045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-170045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ656-170045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ658-170045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...BECOMING
N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ633-170045-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-170045-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-170045-
YORK RIVER-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-170045-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-170045-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
117 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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