Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 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.

ANZ500-190800-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST SUNDAY. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

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ANZ535-190800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-190800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-190800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-190800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-190800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 2 FT LATE. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-190800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ541-190800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-190800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-190800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED
SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SPRINKLES.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN
THE EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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ANZ543-190800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SPRINKLES.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SPRINKLES.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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