Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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.

ANZ500-032300-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

A STATIONARY FRONT OVER NORTH CAROLINA WILL LIFT NORTH TODAY AND
STALL THROUGH SATURDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. HIGH
PRESSURE SUNDAY...THEN MORE ACTIVE WEATHER NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

ANZ535-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-032300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ539-032300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-032300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-032300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-032300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-032300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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