Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 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.

ANZ500-020800-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MONDAY...THEN STALL NEAR THE
WATERS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL
LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
MONDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
252 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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