Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA COAST WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE LIGHT
ONSHORE FLOW OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES. A COLD FRONT OVER THE
MIDWEST IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE EAST COAST EARLY THURSDAY...WITH
HIGH PRESSURE RETURNING FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS MAY
OCCUR ON THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

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

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ANZ536-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S 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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ANZ530-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ531-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ538-230800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ539-230800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ532-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-230800-
EASTERN BAY-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S 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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ANZ541-230800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-230800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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

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ANZ543-230800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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

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