Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 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.

ANZ500-232000-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT BEFORE SETTLING
OVER NEW ENGLAND WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY INTO FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ536-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-232000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ539-232000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-232000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ541-232000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-232000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.

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ANZ543-232000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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