Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 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.

ANZ500-080800-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE DEPARTS THE REGION TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES IN.
IT WILL CROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND STALL OUT NEARBY LATE THIS
WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED ON THURSDAY.

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ANZ535-080800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ536-080800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ537-080800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ530-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ531-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ538-080800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ539-080800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ532-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ540-080800-
EASTERN BAY-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ533-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ541-080800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ542-080800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ534-080800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ543-080800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

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