Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

ANZ500-312000-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE APPALACHIANS TO THE NORTHEAST U.S.
COAST OVERNIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE MOVES NORTH
FROM THE CAROLINA. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ANTICIPATED SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY. A GALE WARNING IS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE
WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ531-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ538-312000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-312000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ532-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ540-312000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ533-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ541-312000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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ANZ542-312000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT.

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ANZ543-312000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT.

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