Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 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.

ANZ500-290900-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH TO THE SOUTHEAST THIS EVENING. LOW PRESSURE
WILL RIDE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT. A SECOND LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
CAROLINAS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THAT
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK.

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ANZ535-290900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ536-290900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ537-290900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ530-290900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ531-290900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ538-290900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ539-290900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ532-290900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ540-290900-
EASTERN BAY-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ533-290900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ541-290900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ542-290900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ534-290900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ543-290900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
630 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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