Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 PM EST SAT DEC 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.

ANZ500-280900-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH TONIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL STALL NEAR THE WATERS EARLY SUNDAY...WITH A WAVE OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING ALONG IT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ANOTHER
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CAROLINAS MONDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE REGION ON
TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK
WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-280900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-280900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-280900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-280900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-280900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ532-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-280900-
EASTERN BAY-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ541-280900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-280900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ543-280900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
630 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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