Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 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.

ANZ500-020800-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY. THE
FRONT WILL STALL OUT IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
LINGER OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH SEVERAL WAVES OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING EAST ALONG IT.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S 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.

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

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

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S 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.

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S 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.

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 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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