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FZUS51 KAKQ 261347  
CWFAKQ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
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  
 
ANZ600-262200-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
.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 OVER THE DELMARVA WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES OFF TO THE  
NORTHEAST LATER TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME CENTERED OFF THE  
SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST THURSDAY INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.  
 
 

 
 
ANZ630-262200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
 
THEN  
BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT.  
PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
EARLY AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ631-262200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
 
THEN BECOMING  
SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ632-262200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
 
THEN BECOMING  
SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ634-262200-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE  
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
 
THEN BECOMING  
E LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ650-262200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT. MAINLY  
SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE  
MORNING. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.  
VSBY ONE HALF MILE OR LESS IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
 
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ652-262200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT
 
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PERIODS OF  
DRIZZLE WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY  
AFTERNOON. VSBY ONE HALF MILE OR LESS IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
 
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
THU...S WINDS 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ654-262200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT 20 NM-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
EVENING...  
   
TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
 
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4  
FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.   
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ656-262200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-  
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
 
SUBSIDING  
TO 4 TO 5 FT. MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.   
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ658-262200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT  
THIS EVENING...  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT
 
SUBSIDING  
TO 4 TO 5 FT. MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
 
MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ633-262200-  
CURRITUCK SOUND-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ635-262200-  
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ636-262200-  
YORK RIVER-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ637-262200-  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
ANZ638-262200-  
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL-  
947 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.  
 

 
 
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