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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 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

ANZ600-011530-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 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 REMAINS OFFSHORE EARLY THIS WEEK AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE WEAKENING FRONT DROPS THROUGH THE
AREA TUESDAY NIGHT AND SETTLES OVER THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE RETURNS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.
 

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ANZ630-011530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ631-011530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ632-011530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ634-011530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ650-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ652-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 5 SECONDS. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ654-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS. 
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ656-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ658-011530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ633-011530-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ635-011530-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ636-011530-
YORK RIVER-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ637-011530-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ638-011530-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
404 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.THROUGH 7 AM...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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