Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
923 PM EDT TUE APR 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

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923 PM EDT TUE APR 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...

LOW PRESSURE SLIDES UP THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT. THE LOW THEN
WEAKENS OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME CENTERED OFF
THE  SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST THURSDAY INTO THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-260915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT... MAINLY SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... MAINLY SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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.

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

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COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.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.

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

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ANZ656-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
6 FT LATE...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY E
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

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CURRITUCK SOUND-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 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.

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

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RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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YORK RIVER-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...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...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

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