Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 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.

ANZ500-282300-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
OFFSHORE FOR THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR
PORTIONS OF THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-282300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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ANZ536-282300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-282300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ538-282300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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ANZ539-282300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ532-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ540-282300-
EASTERN BAY-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ533-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ541-282300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

ANZ542-282300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
5 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-282300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
330 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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