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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 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

ANZ600-162215-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 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 SETTLES OVER THE MID ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST STATES THROUGH
TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL BECOME CENTERED FROM NEW ENGLAND TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ630-162215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ631-162215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ632-162215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-162215-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ650-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. 
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ652-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ654-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ656-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...BECOMING
N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-162215-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING
NE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ635-162215-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...
BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ636-162215-
YORK RIVER-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ637-162215-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ638-162215-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1007 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ALEXANDER





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