Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 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.

ANZ500-212000-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH ALONG THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC
COASTS TODAY.  A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...FOLLOWED
BY A RETURN OF HIGH PRESSURE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FOR A
PORTION OF THE WATERS.

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ANZ535-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-212000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ539-212000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-212000-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ541-212000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-212000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ543-212000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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