Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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

ANZ600-240315-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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 BECOMES CENTERED OVER THE WATERS THIS EVENING...THEN
SLIDES OFF THE COAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

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ANZ630-240315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ631-240315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ632-240315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ634-240315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ650-240315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ652-240315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ654-240315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ656-240315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... MAINLY N SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ658-240315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...MAINLY N SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ633-240315-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ635-240315-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ636-240315-
YORK RIVER-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW 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.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ637-240315-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ638-240315-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
350 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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