Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 AM EDT WED SEP 2 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.

ANZ500-022000-
132 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESUME CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-022000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-022000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-022000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-022000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ531-022000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-022000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ539-022000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-022000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-022000-
EASTERN BAY-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-022000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-022000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-022000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-022000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ543-022000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
133 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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