Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

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.

ANZ500-262000-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING OFF THE
COAST SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE WEEK. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...AND AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-262000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-262000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-262000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-262000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-262000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-262000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

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