Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 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.

ANZ500-042300-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL RIDE ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE AREA THIS
MORNING. THE FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH AS A COLD FRONT INTO NORTH
CAROLINA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD SUNDAY AND MOVE
OFF THE COAST SUNDAY NIGHT. DEEPER MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO THE AREA
MONDAY AND TUESDAY BRINGING UNSETTLED CONDITIONS.

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ANZ535-042300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-042300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ537-042300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-042300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-042300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ540-042300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-042300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-042300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND NUMEROUS TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-042300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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