Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 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.

ANZ500-272300-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
COASTAL LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE
MID-ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS
THE AREA THURSDAY...THEN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THROUGH FRIDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-272300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. 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...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-272300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-272300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ530-272300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-272300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ538-272300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-272300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ532-272300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ540-272300-
EASTERN BAY-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-272300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-272300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-272300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 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...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-272300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-272300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
305 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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