Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 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.

ANZ500-222300-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
COASTAL LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE UP THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST
LATE MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE
WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS LIKELY WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-222300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH SLEET
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-222300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OR SLEET.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH SLEET LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-222300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW OR SLEET.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-222300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-222300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF SLEET.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-222300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-222300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-222300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH SLEET
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-222300-
EASTERN BAY-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH SLEET LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-222300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH SLEET
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-222300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-222300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-222300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-222300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
332 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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