Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 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.

ANZ500-182000-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY.

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ANZ535-182000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ536-182000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ537-182000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ530-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ531-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ538-182000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ539-182000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ532-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-182000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-182000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ542-182000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ534-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-182000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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