Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 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.

ANZ500-280900-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES OFFSHORE FOR THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED
FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-280900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ536-280900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ537-280900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ530-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ531-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ538-280900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ539-280900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ532-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ540-280900-
EASTERN BAY-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ533-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ541-280900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ542-280900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ534-280900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ543-280900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
645 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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