Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 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.

ANZ500-220815-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A RETURN OF
HIGH PRESSURE FOR THE WEEK AHEAD. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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ANZ535-220815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ536-220815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-220815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS
EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-220815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-220815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-220815-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-220815-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-220815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-220815-
EASTERN BAY-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-220815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-220815-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-220815-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY
THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-220815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-220815-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
835 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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