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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 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

ANZ600-171830-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 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 CENTERED OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL SLOWLY PUSH OFF TO
THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...MAINTAINING
A COOL NORTHEAST FLOW ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA. A SLOW MOVING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PERSIST OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST OVER THE
WEEKEND...AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTH FROM THE GREAT LAKES.

$$

ANZ630-171830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ631-171830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ632-171830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-171830-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 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 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ650-171830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  
 

$$

ANZ652-171830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  
 

$$

ANZ654-171830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  
 

$$

ANZ656-171830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. 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. 
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-171830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-171830-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ635-171830-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ636-171830-
YORK RIVER-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ637-171830-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ638-171830-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
649 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

GINGRICH




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