Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 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.

ANZ500-080800-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE DEPARTS THE REGION TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES IN.
IT WILL CROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND STALL OUT NEARBY LATE THIS
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED ON THURSDAY.

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ANZ535-080800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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

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ANZ536-080800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-080800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ530-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ531-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ538-080800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ539-080800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ532-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-080800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ533-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ541-080800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ542-080800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-080800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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