Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ500-012000-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

LOW PRESSURE OVER OHIO AND INDIANA WILL LIFT NORTH TO THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES THROUGH SUNDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS WITH ONSHORE FLOW THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY
EVENING.

$$

ANZ535-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ536-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ537-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ530-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG LATE THIS MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ531-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ538-012000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ539-012000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS MORNING. AREAS OF
FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ532-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ540-012000-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ533-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS.
AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ541-012000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ542-012000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ534-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ543-012000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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