Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 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-
432 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OFF THE DELMARVA TODAY. A TROUGH
AXIS WILL PIVOT ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REFOCUS OVER THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS AND UPPER OHIO VALLEY
TUESDAY...AND PERSISTS THROUGH THE WEEK.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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 AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N 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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 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 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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.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 AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 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...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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 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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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 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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...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
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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