Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A DISTURBANCE OVER LAKE ERIE WILL TRACK ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA THIS
AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE EAST COAST THURSDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE FRIDAY OR SATURDAY. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AND
TIDAL POTOMAC FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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