Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EDT MON OCT 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 MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
CROSS THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST ALONG THE EAST COAST INTO
THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY WEDNESDAY INTO THE
WEEKEND.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
430 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$



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