Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 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

ANZ600-062215-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 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 BUILDS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC TODAY...REMAINING IN THE
VICINITY DURING THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES
FROM THE SOUTHWEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ630-062215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ631-062215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ632-062215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ634-062215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ650-062215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS LATE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ652-062215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS LATE. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ654-062215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ656-062215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ658-062215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ633-062215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ635-062215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ636-062215-
YORK RIVER-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ637-062215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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ANZ638-062215-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
959 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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