Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 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.

ANZ500-062100-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE DRIFTING TO
THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
MID-ATLANTIC SATURDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVERHEAD
AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE TRACKS SOUTH OF THE WATERS ON
TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-062100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.

$$

ANZ536-062100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ537-062100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ530-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-062100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ539-062100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.

$$

ANZ532-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ540-062100-
EASTERN BAY-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ541-062100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ542-062100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ534-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ543-062100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
818 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$



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