Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 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.

ANZ500-250800-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFFSHORE THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON FRIDAY, THEN STALL
JUST TO THE SOUTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-250800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-250800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-250800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-250800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-250800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-250800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$




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