Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY. THE FRONT
WILL PUSH SOUTH MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$




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