Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 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

ANZ600-270615-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 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 WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AND FARTHER OFF THE COAST TONIGHT.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST THURSDAY, THEN SLIDE
ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING THEN DISSIPATING.
HIGH PRESSURE THEN BECOMES CENTERED OFF THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC
COAST FRIDAY INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

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ANZ631-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

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ANZ632-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

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ANZ634-270615-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

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ANZ650-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY AROUND 1
NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

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ANZ652-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

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

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ANZ654-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. 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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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ANZ656-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. 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 WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ658-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ633-270615-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ635-270615-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...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. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ636-270615-
YORK RIVER-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ637-270615-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ638-270615-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
641 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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