Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 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.

ANZ500-262100-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING...
AND CONTINUE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE ON SATURDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL STALL NEAR THE WATERS
SUNDAY...WITH LOW PRESSURE PASSING ALONG IT TO THE SOUTH OF THE
WATERS MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-262100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-262100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-262100-
EASTERN BAY-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-262100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-262100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-262100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1230 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$




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