Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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.

ANZ500-290800-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT WILL SLOWLY DISSOLVE OVER THE REGION TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL WEDNESDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE ON THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

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ANZ535-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-290800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ539-290800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-290800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ541-290800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-290800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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

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ANZ543-290800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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

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