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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

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

ANZ600-131515-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.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 SHIFT OFF THE NORTHEAST COAST TODAY...AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. THIS
LOW WILL PUSH OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST ON SUNDAY...DRAGGING A
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS.

$$

ANZ630-131515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ631-131515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-131515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ634-131515-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ650-131515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ652-131515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ654-131515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ656-131515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE
SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ658-131515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT... MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY. 
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ633-131515-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ635-131515-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-131515-
YORK RIVER-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ637-131515-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ638-131515-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
359 AM EDT FRI MAR 13 2015

.THROUGH 7 AM...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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