Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA COAST WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE LIGHT
ONSHORE FLOW OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES. A COLD FRONT OVER THE
MIDWEST IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE EAST COAST EARLY THURSDAY...WITH
HIGH PRESSURE RETURNING FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS MAY
OCCUR ON THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ536-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ537-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ530-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

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

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ANZ531-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ538-230800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ539-230800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ532-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ540-230800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ533-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ541-230800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ542-230800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-230800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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