Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 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.

ANZ500-222000-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH
THURSDAY. GALES ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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ANZ535-222000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-222000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-222000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ530-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-222000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-222000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ532-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-222000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ541-222000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ542-222000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-222000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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