Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 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.

ANZ500-042000-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL RIDE ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE AREA
SATURDAY MORNING. THE FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH AS A COLD FRONT INTO
NORTH CAROLINA ON SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD SUNDAY
AND MOVE OFF THE COAST SUNDAY NIGHT. DEEPER MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO
THE AREA MONDAY AND TUESDAY BRINGING UNSETTLED CONDITIONS.

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ANZ535-042000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ536-042000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ537-042000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ530-042000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ531-042000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ538-042000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-042000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ532-042000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT
TODAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ540-042000-
EASTERN BAY-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT
TODAY...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-042000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-042000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-042000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT
TODAY...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-042000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-042000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

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