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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

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

ANZ600-130015-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.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 THE GREAT LAKES WILL BUILD INTO THE
NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC REGION TODAY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT OFF THE
NORTHEAST COAST FRIDAY...AS THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO
THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. THIS LOW WILL PUSH OFF
THE NEW ENGLAND COAST ON SUNDAY...DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS.    

$$

ANZ630-130015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ631-130015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  

$$

ANZ632-130015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-130015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ650-130015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ652-130015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ654-130015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ656-130015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-130015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-130015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ635-130015-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

ANZ636-130015-
YORK RIVER-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 

$$

ANZ637-130015-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ638-130015-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1259 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

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