Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 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.

ANZ500-312300-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN FRIDAY. A WEAK SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO START OUT NEXT WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-312300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-312300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-312300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-312300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-312300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-312300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-312300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-312300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-312300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-312300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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