Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 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.

ANZ500-190900-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY. COASTAL
LOW PRESSURE LOOKS TO PASS THE REGION MONDAY AND AGAIN TUESDAY
NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-190900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-190900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-190900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ530-190900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-190900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-190900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-190900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-190900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-190900-
EASTERN BAY-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-190900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-190900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-190900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ534-190900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

ANZ543-190900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
806 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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