Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 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

ANZ600-271930-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 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 AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE REGION ON SUNDAY...CROSSING THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE FRONT...AND PUSH OFF
THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ630-271930-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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 IN THE MORNING... THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ631-271930-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 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 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-271930-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING... THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 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 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ634-271930-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING... THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 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 FT.

$$

ANZ650-271930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-271930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 13 SECONDS.
.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 MORNING... THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-271930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 13 SECONDS.
.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.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ656-271930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13
SECONDS.
.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 N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ658-271930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY
E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.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...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ633-271930-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-271930-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-271930-
YORK RIVER-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-271930-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-271930-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
702 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...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...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

BROWN



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