Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 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-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY...THEN MOVE
OFF THE COAST SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
MAY BE NEEDED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING, AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-250800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT OR LESS. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-250800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ539-250800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-250800-
EASTERN BAY-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-250800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-250800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-250800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-250800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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