Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

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.

ANZ500-280800-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL STALL NEAR THE WATERS TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY
TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL TUESDAY BEFORE
MOVING OFF SHORE WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

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ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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