Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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

ANZ600-181545-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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 WILL SLOWLY PUSH OFF TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THIS
MORNING...MAINTAINING A COOL NORTHEAST FLOW ACROSS THE LOCAL
AREA. A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE GULF OF
MEXICO TODAY...TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST ON SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTH FROM EASTERN CANADA SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

$$

ANZ630-181545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ631-181545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ632-181545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ634-181545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-181545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ652-181545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-181545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ656-181545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ658-181545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

ANZ633-181545-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.


$$

ANZ635-181545-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ636-181545-
YORK RIVER-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-181545-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-181545-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
418 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

GINGRICH





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