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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 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

ANZ600-220015-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 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 MOVES THROUGH THE REGION TODAY...LOCATING OFF THE
NORTHEAST COAST FOR MUCH OF THE MID TO LATE WEEK PERIOD.

$$

ANZ630-220015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ631-220015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ632-220015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-220015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ650-220015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ652-220015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY S SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 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...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ654-220015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ656-220015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-220015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-220015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ635-220015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ636-220015-
YORK RIVER-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ637-220015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ638-220015-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1253 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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