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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 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.

ANZ500-070900-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL WEAKEN STEADILY THROUGH MONDAY AS
ONE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSES TO THE SOUTHEAST SUNDAY NIGHT AND
ANOTHER DEVELOPS OVER SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA MONDAY NIGHT.  HIGH
PRESSURE THEN BUILDS DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-070900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ539-070900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-070900-
EASTERN BAY-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-070900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ542-070900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-070900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
629 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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