Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 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.

ANZ500-250800-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY...THEN MOVE
OFF THE COAST SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
MAY BE NEEDED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING, AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

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

$$

ANZ537-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING N 5 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-250800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-250800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-250800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-250800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-250800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-250800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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