Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 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.

ANZ500-312000-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TODAY. A WEAK SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL
PASS THROUGH LATE SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO START OUT
NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ535-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ530-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-312000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-312000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-312000-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ541-312000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-312000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ543-312000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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