Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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.

ANZ500-182000-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WILL CONTINUE TO RIDGE
SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE CAROLINAS THROUGH TODAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
TRACK SOUTH OF THE REGION SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-182000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-182000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-182000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ531-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-182000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-182000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ532-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ540-182000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ533-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ541-182000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ542-182000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ534-182000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ543-182000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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