Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 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.

ANZ500-252000-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING OFF
THE COAST DURING THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE
WATERS MONDAY AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THE MIDDLE PORTION
OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...AND AGAIN MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

$$

ANZ536-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

$$

ANZ537-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ530-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
SUBSIDING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-252000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-252000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
SUBSIDING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

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

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ANZ540-252000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
SUBSIDING TO FLAT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT
LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-252000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT
LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-252000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-252000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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