Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 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.

ANZ500-210800-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED SOUTH OF THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WILL MOVE
EAST INTO THE NORTH ATLANTIC EARLY TONIGHT.  LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK
NORTH ALONG THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COASTS LATER TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY.  A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED
BY A RETURN OF HIGH PRESSURE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-210800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ543-210800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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