Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 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.

ANZ500-210800-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN NEAR THE CHESAPEAKE BAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE
BOUNDARY WILL SLOWLY DROP SOUTH AND WEST AS A COLD FRONT FRIDAY AND
HIGH PRESSURE FROM NEW ENGLAND WILL BUILD TOWARD THE WATERS...WITH
MORE ONSHORE FLOW FOR THE WEEKEND. UNSETTLED CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
DURING THIS TIME.

$$

ANZ535-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-210800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-210800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$



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