Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 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-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVERHEAD TODAY. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT
WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY BEFORE HIGH
PRESSURE RETURNS FOR SUNDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST
DURING THE EARLY AND MIDDLE PORTIONS OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SUNDAY
NIGHT...AND AGAIN FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ536-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ537-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ531-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ538-252000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ539-252000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ532-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-252000-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-252000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ542-252000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ534-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-252000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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