Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 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.

ANZ500-012000-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT.
LOW PRESSURE TRACKING THROUGH THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES WILL SLOWLY
DRAG A COLD FRONT NEAR THE AREA WEDNESDAY...WITH THE FRONT PUSHING
THROUGH AND STALLING TO THE SOUTH THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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

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ANZ536-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ537-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-012000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-012000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ540-012000-
EASTERN BAY-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ541-012000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ542-012000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ534-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-012000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
102 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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