Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
732 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY THROUGH TODAY
BEFORE LIFTING NORTH OVER THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
PERIODS OF DRIZZLE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF
DRIZZLE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE
DRIZZLE AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND
PERIODS OF DRIZZLE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH PERIODS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...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.

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

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ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS MORNING. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
733 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS...INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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