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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 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

ANZ600-182315-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 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 BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH
FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE GULF COAST STATES EAST
NORTHEAST TO JUST OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST SATURDAY MORNING INTO
SUNDAY MORNING. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OFF THE SOUTHEAST
AND MID ATLANTIC COAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.    

$$

ANZ630-182315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ631-182315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ632-182315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ634-182315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ650-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ652-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ654-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ656-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ658-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD OF
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ633-182315-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 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. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ635-182315-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ636-182315-
YORK RIVER-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ637-182315-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

ANZ638-182315-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1004 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  

$$

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