Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 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

ANZ600-270015-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 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...

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OFFSHORE THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH MONDAY. A
 WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE DELMARVA THIS MORNING LIFTS BACK TO
THE  NORTH LATE TODAY INTO MONDAY. A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION
LATE  TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ630-270015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ631-270015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ632-270015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ634-270015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ650-270015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ652-270015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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ANZ654-270015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ656-270015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ658-270015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ633-270015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ635-270015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ636-270015-
YORK RIVER-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ637-270015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ638-270015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
1249 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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