Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 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.

ANZ500-272000-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
LATE THURSDAY AND THEN MOVES OFFSHORE FOR FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW 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.

$$

ANZ536-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

$$

ANZ537-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW 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.

$$

ANZ531-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 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.
.SUN...SW 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.

$$

ANZ538-272000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW 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.

$$

ANZ539-272000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 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.
.SUN...SW 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.

$$

ANZ532-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...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.

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

$$

ANZ540-272000-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...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.

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

$$

ANZ533-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-272000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-272000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-272000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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