Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 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.

ANZ500-212000-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A QUASISTATIONARY FRONT WILL WAVER ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC AS
RIPPLES OF LOW PRESSURE MOVE ALONG THE BOUNDARY. THE LAST IMPULSE
WILL TRAVERSE THE FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT...WHICH WILL PUSH IT SOUTH AS A
COLD FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE FROM NEW ENGLAND WILL BUILD DOWN THE EAST
COAST THIS WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-212000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-212000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
SCATTERED TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-212000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ541-212000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-212000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING... BECOMING
LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ543-212000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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