Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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.

ANZ500-020800-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRIDAY BEFORE PASSING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN
FOR LATER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST EARLY NEXT
WEEK. ANOTHER FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS
OF THE WATERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...AND MAY BE NEEDED
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1134 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 4 FT.

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