Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 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.

ANZ500-160800-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING. A
COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS THURSDAY AND HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVERHEAD FOR THE LATTER PORTION OF THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-160800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-160800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-160800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-160800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-160800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-160800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-160800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-160800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-160800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-160800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-160800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-160800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-160800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-160800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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