Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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.

ANZ500-310800-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN TONIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT LATE THIS EVENING...THEN
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-310800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-310800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-310800-
EASTERN BAY-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS... MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-310800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-310800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ543-310800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.

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

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