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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 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

ANZ600-200315-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 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 OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL MOVE OFF THE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG A STATIONARY
FRONT OFF THE CAROLINA COAST. THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLYLY
DRIFT NORTH PASSING WELL OFF THE VA COAST LATE SUNDAY AND EARLY
MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

$$

ANZ630-200315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ631-200315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ632-200315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-200315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ650-200315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  

$$

ANZ652-200315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ654-200315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ656-200315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-200315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 PM...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-200315-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ635-200315-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...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...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ636-200315-
YORK RIVER-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ637-200315-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ638-200315-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
354 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.THROUGH 7 PM...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  

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