Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ500-192100-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. COASTAL
LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE UP THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE
WATERS DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...
THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-192100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-192100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-192100-
EASTERN BAY-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-192100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-192100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-192100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
931 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$



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