Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 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.

ANZ500-010800-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND. A WEAK
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH AND DISSIPATE NEAR THE WATERS
LATE SATURDAY. A SECOND FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MONDAY AND
STALL THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY...AND AGAIN MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-010800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-010800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-010800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-010800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-010800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-010800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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