Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 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.

ANZ500-210800-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
CROSS THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST ALONG THE EAST COAST INTO
THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY WEDNESDAY INTO THE
WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ537-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ541-210800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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ANZ543-210800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
856 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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