Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
931 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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.

ANZ500-270900-
931 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...MOVING
OFFSHORE SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL STALL NEAR THE WATERS
SUNDAY...WITH LOW PRESSURE PASSING ALONG IT SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN MIDWEEK.

$$

ANZ535-270900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-270900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-270900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ530-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-270900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-270900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-270900-
EASTERN BAY-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ541-270900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ542-270900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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ANZ543-270900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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