Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY. THE FRONT
WILL PUSH SOUTH MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN ON TUESDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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