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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1231 PM EST WED NOV 26 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.

ANZ500-270900-
1231 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH UP THE ATLANTIC COAST TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN LATE IN THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AND AGAIN SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-270900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-270900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-270900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-270900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-270900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS UP TO
30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-270900-
EASTERN BAY-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. GUSTS UP TO
30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-270900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-270900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-270900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-270900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1230 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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