Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 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.

ANZ500-040800-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE WATERS THROUGH TODAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL RESUME CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ536-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ537-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ530-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ531-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ538-040800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ539-040800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ532-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-040800-
EASTERN BAY-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ533-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-040800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-040800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-040800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$



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