Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS AND
UPPER OHIO VALLEY ON TUESDAY...AND PERSISTS THROUGH THE WEEK.

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ANZ535-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ537-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ530-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ538-010800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-010800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-010800-
EASTERN BAY-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.

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ANZ541-010800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-010800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ534-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-010800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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