Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 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.

ANZ500-200800-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES THROUGH
MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO RETURN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BEFORE
ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-200800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ536-200800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ537-200800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ530-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ531-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ538-200800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ539-200800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ532-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ540-200800-
EASTERN BAY-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ533-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ541-200800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ542-200800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ534-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ543-200800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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