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FZUS51 KAKQ 211023  
CWFAKQ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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  
 
ANZ600-211815-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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...  
 
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE  
RETURNS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT CROSSES THE  
REGION BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THURSDAY  
AND FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ630-211815-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS LATE.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ631-211815-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS LATE.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ632-211815-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ634-211815-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
WED...SW WINDS 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
2 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ650-211815-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
7 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ652-211815-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO  
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.    
WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ654-211815-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO  
20 NM-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT
 
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS LATE.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 
WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ656-211815-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE IN THE MORNING
 
THEN  
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT WITH  
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS LATE.    
TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT
 
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ658-211815-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO  
20 NM-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE IN THE MORNING
 
THEN  
BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS  
3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT WITH  
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS LATE.    
TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT
 
MAINLY E SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
ANZ633-211815-  
CURRITUCK SOUND-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
ANZ635-211815-  
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY IN THE  
EVENING.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
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
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ636-211815-  
YORK RIVER-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ637-211815-  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ638-211815-  
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-  
TUNNEL-  
623 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.   
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
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