Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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.

ANZ500-292100-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
AN AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY. THE
FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH MONDAY, WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN
TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-292100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-292100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-292100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ530-292100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-292100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-292100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-292100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-292100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ540-292100-
EASTERN BAY-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-292100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ541-292100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ542-292100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ534-292100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-292100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
556 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$



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