Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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.

ANZ500-030800-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESUME CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ531-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-030800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ539-030800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-030800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT... BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-030800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-030800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ534-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-030800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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