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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 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.

ANZ500-020800-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MONDAY...THEN STALL
NEAR THE WATERS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$



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