Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 PM EST TUE NOV 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.

ANZ500-260900-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH UP THE ATLANTIC COAST LATE TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN LATE IN THE WEEK. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING
FOR A PORTION OF THE WATERS. IN ADDITION...A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY ALSO BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO
FRIDAY AND AGAIN SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-260900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-260900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-260900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-260900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-260900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-260900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-260900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-260900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE. RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-260900-
EASTERN BAY-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE. RAIN...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-260900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE. RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-260900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT LATE. RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-260900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-260900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT... THEN
INCREASING TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-260900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
630 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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