Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 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.

ANZ500-072000-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION TODAY...THEN A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND STALL FOR THE MID TO LATE
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED ON WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-072000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-072000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-072000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-072000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-072000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-072000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-072000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-072000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-072000-
EASTERN BAY-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-072000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-072000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-072000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-072000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-072000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
626 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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