Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 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.

ANZ500-282100-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. A WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THE FRONT LATE TODAY INTO THE OVERNIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CAROLINAS MONDAY
AND MONDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-282100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-282100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-282100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-282100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-282100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-282100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-282100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ532-282100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-282100-
EASTERN BAY-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-282100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-282100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-282100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-282100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-282100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1231 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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