Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

ANZ600-101015-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.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...

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SWINGS THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE SLOWLY RETURNS WEDNESDAY INTO FRIDAY.

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ANZ630-101015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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ANZ631-101015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ632-101015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4
FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ634-101015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT LATE. WAVES 3 TO
4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ650-101015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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ANZ652-101015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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ANZ654-101015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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ANZ656-101015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ658-101015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS LATE.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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ANZ633-101015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES  2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ635-101015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.

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ANZ636-101015-
YORK RIVER-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ637-101015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ638-101015-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE
TUNNEL-
957 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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