Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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.

ANZ500-022300-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESUME CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-022300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-022300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ537-022300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ530-022300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-022300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-022300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-022300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-022300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-022300-
EASTERN BAY-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-022300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-022300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-022300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ534-022300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ543-022300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
433 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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