Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 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.

ANZ500-312300-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OFF THE DELMARVA TODAY. A TROUGH
AXIS WILL PIVOT ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REFOCUS OVER THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS AND UPPER OHIO VALLEY
TUESDAY...AND PERSISTS THROUGH THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-312300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.

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

$$

ANZ536-312300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.

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

$$

ANZ537-312300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.

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

$$

ANZ531-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.

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

$$

ANZ538-312300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.

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

$$

ANZ539-312300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.

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

$$

ANZ532-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-312300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-312300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-312300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ534-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ543-312300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.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.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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