Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.

ANZ500-170815-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE A WEAK
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE
COAST SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE
WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-170815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ536-170815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-170815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-170815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-170815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-170815-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-170815-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-170815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-170815-
EASTERN BAY-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-170815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-170815-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-170815-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-170815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-170815-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
458 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$








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