Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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.

ANZ500-280800-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY
THEN LIFT NORTH THURSDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
AREA FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...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.

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

$$

ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.


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

$$

ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.


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

$$

ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N 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 THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
240 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

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

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