Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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

ANZ600-172115-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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 BUILDS NORTH OF THE REGION TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE
LINGERS OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. THE LOW GRADUALLY WEAKENS AS IT
MOVES FARTHER OFF THE COAST THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS BACK OVER THE AREA THIS WEEKEND.

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ANZ630-172115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ631-172115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ632-172115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ634-172115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.

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ANZ650-172115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ652-172115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ654-172115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ656-172115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.

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ANZ658-172115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT.

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ANZ633-172115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ635-172115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

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ANZ636-172115-
YORK RIVER-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ637-172115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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ANZ638-172115-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
928 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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