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

ANZ600-161530-
401 AM 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...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH FARTHER OUT TO SEA THIS MORNING.
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS
MORNING...AND SETTLES OVER THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC AND CANADIAN
MARITIMES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ630-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. WAVES
4 TO 5 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 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.

$$

ANZ631-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. WAVES
5 TO 6 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 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 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.

$$

ANZ632-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. WAVES
5 TO 6 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 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.

$$

ANZ634-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. WAVES
5 TO 6 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ650-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ652-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ654-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ656-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ658-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ633-161530-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. 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.

$$

ANZ635-161530-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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...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.

$$

ANZ636-161530-
YORK RIVER-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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.

$$

ANZ637-161530-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...BECOMING
NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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.

$$

ANZ638-161530-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
401 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 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.

$$

GINGRICH





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