Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 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.  WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER.

ANZ500-070900-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD TODAY BEFORE DRIFTING TO THE
SOUTHEASTERN STATES THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
MID-ATLANTIC SATURDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVERHEAD
AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE TRACKS SOUTH OF THE WATERS ON
TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ536-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ537-070900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ530-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ531-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ538-070900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ539-070900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ532-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

$$

ANZ540-070900-
EASTERN BAY-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

$$

ANZ533-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ541-070900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

$$

ANZ542-070900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ534-070900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

$$

ANZ543-070900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1232 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.

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