Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 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

ANZ600-280215-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 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 WILL MOVE OUT TO SEA DURING TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
WATERS  WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

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ANZ630-280215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ631-280215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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

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ANZ632-280215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ634-280215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ650-280215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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ANZ652-280215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ654-280215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

$$

ANZ656-280215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

$$

ANZ658-280215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

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ANZ633-280215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ635-280215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ636-280215-
YORK RIVER-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ637-280215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ638-280215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
101 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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