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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KAKQ 160404
CWFAKQ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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

ANZ600-161530-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...BEFORE
CROSSING THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TUESDAY MORNING. A LARGE AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES AND NEW ENGLAND
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.     



ANZ630-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ631-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ632-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

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

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 



ANZ634-161530-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.

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

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

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. 



ANZ650-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 



ANZ652-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 



ANZ654-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT...MAINLY E SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 



ANZ656-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 



ANZ658-161530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT...MAINLY E SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.

WED
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 



ANZ633-161530-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.

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

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ635-161530-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

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

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ636-161530-
YORK RIVER-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ637-161530-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

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

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

FRI
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

SAT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. 



ANZ638-161530-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1204 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

OVERNIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE.

TUE
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

WED NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.