Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 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.

ANZ500-052000-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTHERN VIRGINIA TODAY.
MEANWHILE... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD AND MOVE OFF THE
COAST TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE REGION MONDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION AND STALL FOR THE MID TO LATE
WEEK. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTHERN MARYLAND
CHESAPEAKE BAY MONDAY EVENING.

$$

ANZ535-052000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-052000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ537-052000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ530-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ531-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ538-052000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-052000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ540-052000-
EASTERN BAY-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-052000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ542-052000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ534-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-052000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
854 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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