Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 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.

ANZ500-310800-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE IS POSITIONED OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ANTICIPATED SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. A
GALE WARNING IS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-310800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-310800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-310800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ541-310800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-310800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ543-310800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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