Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 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.

ANZ500-190800-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WILL CONTINUE TO RIDGE
SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE CAROLINAS THROUGH TODAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
TRACK SOUTH OF THE REGION SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-190800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-190800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-190800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ530-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ531-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ538-190800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-190800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ532-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-190800-
EASTERN BAY-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-190800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ542-190800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ534-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-190800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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