Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA WILL MOVE TOWARD NEW ENGLAND THURSDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY THURSDAY NIGHT AND POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ536-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
EXCEPT AROUND 3 FT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE PATAPSCO. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-230800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ539-230800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-230800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ541-230800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-230800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES FLAT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ534-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ543-230800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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