Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY THROUGH TODAY
BEFORE LIFTING NORTH OVER THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF
DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF
DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. SHOWERS
AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1242 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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