Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 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.

ANZ500-310800-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN FRIDAY. A WEAK SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO START OUT NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ535-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-310800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-310800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-310800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-310800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-310800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.

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

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ANZ543-310800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.

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

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