Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

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.

ANZ500-312100-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

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

AN AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. THE
LOW WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT SOUTHWARD ON MONDAY. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY
MOVE OFFSHORE TUESDAY, AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR THE LATTER
HALF OF THE WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS
OF THE WATERS TUESDAY, AND AGAIN THURSDAY.

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ANZ535-312100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-312100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-312100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-312100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-312100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-312100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-312100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-312100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-312100-
EASTERN BAY-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-312100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-312100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-312100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-312100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-312100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
544 AM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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