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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KAKQ 251705
CWFAKQ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 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

ANZ600-260115-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 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 WILL DRIFT OFF THE COAST TODAY...AHEAD OF A DRY COLD
FRONT...WHICH WILL DROP ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER THE AREA LATE SUNDAY THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 



ANZ630-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ631-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ632-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ634-260115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ650-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS LATE.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ652-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ654-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ656-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW 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 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



ANZ658-260115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 2 FT...
MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ633-260115-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ635-260115-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ636-260115-
YORK RIVER-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ637-260115-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ638-260115-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
105 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

THIS AFTERNOON
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.