Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 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.

ANZ500-240800-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFFSHORE THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON FRIDAY AND DRIFT TO
THE SOUTH SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-240800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-240800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-240800-
EASTERN BAY-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-240800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-240800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-240800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$




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