Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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.

ANZ500-262000-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND LINGER FOR SEVERAL DAYS. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-262000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ531-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-262000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-262000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ532-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-262000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-262000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ542-262000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ534-262000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE 5 TO
10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-262000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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