Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 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.

ANZ500-212300-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH TODAY BEFORE SLOWLY
MOVING OFF THE COAST TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. A COLD FRONT WILL
PASS THROUGH THE WATERS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS LATER WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BEFORE
MOVING OFF THE COAST FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE
NEEDED FOR THE WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-212300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-212300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-212300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-212300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ531-212300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-212300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-212300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ532-212300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ540-212300-
EASTERN BAY-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ533-212300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ541-212300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ542-212300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ534-212300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ543-212300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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