Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 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.

ANZ500-260800-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT
INTO SUNDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH
WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST DURING THE EARLY AND MIDDLE PORTIONS OF NEXT
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT...AND AGAIN FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ536-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW 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 IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ530-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-260800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-260800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-260800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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ANZ541-260800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW 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 IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ542-260800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ534-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ543-260800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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