Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 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.

ANZ500-060800-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTHERN VIRGINIA TODAY.
MEANWHILE... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD AND MOVE OFF THE
COAST TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE REGION MONDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION AND STALL FOR THE MID TO LATE
WEEK. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTHERN MARYLAND
CHESAPEAKE BAY MONDAY EVENING.

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ANZ535-060800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING... THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW 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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ANZ536-060800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. 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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ANZ537-060800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. 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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ANZ530-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

ANZ531-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ538-060800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

ANZ539-060800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ540-060800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-060800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ542-060800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ534-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-060800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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