Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 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.

ANZ500-010800-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

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

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE REGION BEHIND THE FRONT. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

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ANZ536-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ537-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

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ANZ530-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ531-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ538-010800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ539-010800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ532-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ540-010800-
EASTERN BAY-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ533-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ541-010800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ542-010800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ534-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

ANZ543-010800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

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