Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 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.

ANZ500-262000-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND LINGER FOR SEVERAL DAYS. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ536-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ537-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ530-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ531-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-262000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-262000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ532-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-262000-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-262000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ542-262000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ534-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-262000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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