Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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.

ANZ500-300800-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY. THE FRONT
WILL PUSH SOUTH MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$



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