Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 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.

ANZ500-300815-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF THE WEEK BEFORE SHIFTING FARTHER OFFSHORE LATE IN THE
WEEK.

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ANZ535-300815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

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ANZ536-300815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ537-300815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-300815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

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ANZ531-300815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-300815-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-300815-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ532-300815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-300815-
EASTERN BAY-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-300815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-300815-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-300815-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ534-300815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

$$

ANZ543-300815-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1118 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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