Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 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.

ANZ500-020800-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS AND
UPPER OHIO VALLEY TODAY. SEVERAL UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL CROSS
THE WATERS WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
212 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

$$



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