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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 AM EDT THU JUL 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 THU JUL 2 2015

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN NEAR THE LOWER TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER
AND MARYLAND CHESAPEAKE BAY INTO THURSDAY...AND LINGER OVER THE
REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH SEVERAL WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE
MOVING EAST ALONG IT. UNSETTLED CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THIS
TIME.

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ANZ535-022000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ530-022000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ539-022000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE 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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ540-022000-
EASTERN BAY-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ542-022000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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-
132 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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