Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER KENTUCKY THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE
LIFTING NORTH OVER THE GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY EXTEND THROUGH FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS EVENING...THEN
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS EVENING...THEN
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE THIS EVENING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM THIS EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... DIMINISHING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
604 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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