Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 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.

ANZ500-020800-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE IS THEN
EXPECTED TO RETURN THROUGH LATE WEEK.

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ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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