Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 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.

ANZ500-240800-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK NORTHEAST
TODAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST. THE HIGH
WILL LIKELY REMAIN OVER THE REGION INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK...WITH A WEAK SYSTEM PASSING TO OUR NORTH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-240800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-240800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-240800-
EASTERN BAY-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-240800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-240800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-240800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$




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