Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 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.

ANZ500-242000-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH SATURDAY. A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL
MOVE OFF THE COAST DURING THE EARLY AND MIDDLE PORTIONS OF NEXT
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE
WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED
FOR THE WATERS SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...AND POSSIBLY AGAIN FOR
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-242000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-242000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-242000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-242000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-242000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-242000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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