Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 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.

ANZ500-222315-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY
JUST NORTH OF THE WATERS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL PUSH
SOUTHWEST AS A COLD FRONT SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTH
FROM NEW ENGLAND INTO THE MID ATLANTIC THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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ANZ535-222315-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-222315-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-222315-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-222315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-222315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-222315-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-222315-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-222315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-222315-
EASTERN BAY-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-222315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-222315-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON... BECOMING LIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-222315-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-222315-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ543-222315-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
435 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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