Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
345 PM 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

ANZ600-290330-
345 PM 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...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SET UP OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST TONIGHT AND PRODUCE
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER THE MARINE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE WATERS MONDAY, THEN CROSSES THE AREA MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

ANZ630-290330-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S 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.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ631-290330-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 2 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 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ632-290330-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 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 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ634-290330-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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 TO 3 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.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ650-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.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.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ652-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.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 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ654-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.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 WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ656-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS.
.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 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ658-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.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 WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 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.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ633-290330-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 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 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ635-290330-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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 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 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ636-290330-
YORK RIVER-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 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 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 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ637-290330-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 FOOT.
.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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

ANZ638-290330-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
345 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.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 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

$$

GINGRICH


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