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

ANZ500-012000-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW WILL PASS BY TO OUR NORTH LATE TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE EAST COAST WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE FRIDAY OR SATURDAY. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND
TIDAL POTOMAC FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ536-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-012000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-012000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-012000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ541-012000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E 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 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-012000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ543-012000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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