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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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

ANZ600-201915-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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 WILL REMAIN OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH TONIGHT AS
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGES OVER THE WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE OFF
THE NORTHEAST COAST SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE COASTAL LOW LIFTS NORTHEAST
WELL OFFSHORE. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE TUESDAY INTO
TUESDAY NIGHT.  

$$

ANZ630-201915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ631-201915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ632-201915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  

$$

ANZ634-201915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  

$$

ANZ650-201915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. 
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ652-201915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ654-201915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ656-201915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ658-201915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.  

$$

ANZ633-201915-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ635-201915-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ636-201915-
YORK RIVER-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ637-201915-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

$$

ANZ638-201915-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
710 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING. 
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. 
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  

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