Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 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.

ANZ500-262300-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH UP THE ATLANTIC COAST TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN LATE IN THE WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR A PORTION OF THE
WATERS. IN ADDITION...A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE WATERS WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY ALSO BE NEEDED FOR
PORTIONS OF THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AND AGAIN
SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-262300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-262300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-262300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
4 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-262300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-262300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING S WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-262300-
EASTERN BAY-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING S WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-262300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-262300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
4 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 5 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-262300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
330 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT. RAIN.
.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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