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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 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

ANZ600-231545-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 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...

LOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY OFFSHORE OF THE NORTHEAST COAST
TODAY...LIFTING TO A POSITION OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST LATE
TONIGHT...EVENTUALLY LOCATING JUST SOUTH OF ATLANTIC CANADA BY
LATER FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE MID
ATLANTIC STATES FROM THE WEST LATER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY
SUNDAY.

$$

ANZ630-231545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN. 
.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ631-231545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ632-231545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 4
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-231545-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT.
WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ650-231545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ652-231545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ654-231545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ656-231545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-231545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT....DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-231545-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ635-231545-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ636-231545-
YORK RIVER-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ637-231545-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ638-231545-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
346 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.  

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