Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER KENTUCKY THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE
LIFTING NORTH OVER THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY EXTEND THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
4 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
433 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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