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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KAKQ 311413
CWFAKQ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 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

ANZ600-010230-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 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...

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE WATERS INTO THIS AFTERNOON.  LOW
PRESSURE AND AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT TRACK ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. 



ANZ630-010230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

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

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ631-010230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

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

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ632-010230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

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

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ634-010230-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

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

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ650-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ652-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ654-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ656-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ658-010230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ633-010230-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WED
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ635-010230-
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ636-010230-
YORK RIVER-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

WED
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1
FOOT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ637-010230-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED
NW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.

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

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ638-010230-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1013 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.

WED
N WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.