Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH MIDWEEK...THEN MOVE
OFF THE COAST LATE IN THE WEEK. A COASTAL FRONT WILL DEVELOP LATE IN
THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS
LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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