Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 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-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE AREA THURSDAY. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS EARLY FRIDAY AND HIGH PRESSURE
FROM NEW ENGLAND WILL BUILD TOWARD THE MID-ATLANTIC...WITH MORE
ONSHORE FLOW FOR THE WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE AREA
INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ536-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-210800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-210800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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