Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.

ANZ500-170800-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE A WEAK
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE
COAST SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE
WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-170800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-170800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-170800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-170800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-170800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-170800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-170800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-170800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-170800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-170800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-170800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-170800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-170800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-170800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$



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