Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 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.

ANZ500-210900-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFFSHORE THIS MORNING...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT
CROSSING THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.  HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN
TONIGHT AND REMAIN THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.  A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE
APPROACHES LATE SUNDAY AND CROSSES THE WATERS MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-210900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ536-210900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ537-210900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN
THE EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ530-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-210900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ539-210900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ532-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ540-210900-
EASTERN BAY-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ541-210900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ542-210900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ534-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-210900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
330 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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