Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 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.

ANZ500-262300-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HIGH
WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST MONDAY AND TUESDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT
PASSES THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR
PORTIONS OF THE WATERS TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...AND AGAIN
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-262300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ536-262300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-262300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
5 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-262300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
5 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-262300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-262300-
EASTERN BAY-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-262300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-262300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

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

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-262300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-262300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$




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