Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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.

ANZ500-280800-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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

A COLD FRONT WILL STALL OUT JUST TO THE SOUTH AND EAST OF THE WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT WHILE WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE NORTH. LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND LINGER FOR SEVERAL
DAYS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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