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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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.  WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER.

ANZ500-012100-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. LOW
PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.
SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS WILL BE LIKELY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. GALES
WILL BE POSSIBLE ON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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ANZ535-012100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND
SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ536-012100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-012100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ530-012100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ531-012100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ538-012100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ539-012100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ532-012100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ540-012100-
EASTERN BAY-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ533-012100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ541-012100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ542-012100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ534-012100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ543-012100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1230 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY.

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