Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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

ANZ600-270515-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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 REMAINS OVER THE WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE WATERS SUNDAY...CROSSING THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TUESDAY.

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ANZ630-270515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.

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ANZ631-270515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

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ANZ632-270515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ634-270515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ650-270515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-270515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-270515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ656-270515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ658-270515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ633-270515-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-270515-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-270515-
YORK RIVER-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-270515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-270515-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
413 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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