Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 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.

ANZ500-010800-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY THROUGH TODAY
BEFORE LIFTING NORTH OVER THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ535-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ531-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ538-010800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH PERIODS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-010800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-010800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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 FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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ANZ541-010800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-010800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-010800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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