Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 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.

ANZ500-012000-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE OVER OHIO AND INDIANA WILL LIFT NORTH TO THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES THROUGH SUNDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS WITH ONSHORE FLOW THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY
EVENING.

$$

ANZ535-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY
THIS MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE TSTMS AND DRIZZLE THIS
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-012000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE TSTMS AND DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-012000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE TSTMS AND DRIZZLE THIS
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE TSTMS AND DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-012000-
EASTERN BAY-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE TSTMS AND DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
POSSIBLE DRIZZLE AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-012000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE DRIZZLE AND TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-012000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-012000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
826 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE TSTMS AND DRIZZLE EARLY THIS MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
EARLY THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

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