Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ500-312000-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE END OF
THE WORK WEEK. A COASTAL FRONT WILL DEVELOP THIS WEEKEND AND SLOWLY
PUSH OFFSHORE BY MONDAY.

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ANZ535-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ536-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

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ANZ537-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

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

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ANZ530-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

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ANZ531-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

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ANZ538-312000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

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ANZ539-312000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ532-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ540-312000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ533-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

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ANZ541-312000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-312000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-312000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE 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. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. TSTMS LIKELY. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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