Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 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.

ANZ500-210800-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED SOUTH OF THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WILL MOVE
EAST INTO THE NORTH ATLANTIC OVERNIGHT.  LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK
NORTH ALONG THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COASTS OVERNIGHT AND
SUNDAY.  A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED
BY A RETURN OF HIGH PRESSURE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ536-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ537-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ532-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ533-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ541-210800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ543-210800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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