Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 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.

ANZ500-232000-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL SUNDAY BEFORE THE NEXT FRONT ENTERS THE
AREA FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

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ANZ535-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ536-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ537-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ530-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ531-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ538-232000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-232000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ540-232000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-232000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ542-232000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-232000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$




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