Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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.

ANZ500-302300-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY. THE FRONT
WILL PUSH SOUTH MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-302300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-302300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-302300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-302300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-302300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-302300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-302300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-302300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-302300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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