Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 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.

ANZ500-042300-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL SINK SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN THE WAKE FOR THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS INTO SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-042300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ536-042300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ537-042300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ530-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ531-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-042300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ539-042300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
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.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ540-042300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ533-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ541-042300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ542-042300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ534-042300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-042300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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