Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

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731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE APPALACHIANS TO THE NORTHEAST U.S.
COAST TODAY. DEEP LOW PRESSURE WILL DESCEND FROM THE GREAT LAKES
TODAY...CROSSING THE CAROLINAS SATURDAY BEFORE STRENGTHENING ALONG
THE NEW ENGLAND COAST SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN MONDAY
AND TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT. GALE WARNINGS ARE PROBABLE FOR A PORTION OF THE WATERS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ536-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 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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PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ539-312000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 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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ANZ532-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 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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ANZ540-312000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 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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ANZ533-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ541-312000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 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.

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ANZ542-312000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 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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ANZ534-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ543-312000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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