Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 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.

ANZ500-122015-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL DRIFT OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PERSIST
OFFSHORE SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTHWARD SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL THEN PASS THROUGH LATE TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS
POSSIBLE FOR SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-122015-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-122015-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ537-122015-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ530-122015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ531-122015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ538-122015-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-122015-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-122015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ540-122015-
EASTERN BAY-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-122015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-122015-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ542-122015-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-122015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-122015-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
141 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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