Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 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.

ANZ500-290800-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY
WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS EVENING ON THE WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-290800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-290800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON... BECOMING LIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-290800-
EASTERN BAY-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON... BECOMING LIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-290800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-290800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-290800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$



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