Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 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.

ANZ500-262100-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE
HIGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE ON SATURDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL STALL
NEAR THE WATERS SUNDAY...WITH LOW PRESSURE PASSING ALONG IT TO THE
SOUTH OF THE WATERS MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-262100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-262100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-262100-
EASTERN BAY-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-262100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-262100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-262100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$



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