Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

ANZ600-281600-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.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 SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHWEST LATER TODAY INTO
SUNDAY AS LOW PRESSURE PUSHES FARTHER OFFSHORE. THE NEXT COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE WATERS MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS
TUESDAY.

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ANZ630-281600-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-281600-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ632-281600-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ634-281600-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FT.

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ANZ650-281600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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ANZ652-281600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

ANZ654-281600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ656-281600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ658-281600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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ANZ633-281600-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-281600-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-281600-
YORK RIVER-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-281600-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-281600-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
353 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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