Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 020530 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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. ANZ500-022000- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRIDAY BEFORE PASSING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR LATER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...AND MAY BE NEEDED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. $$ ANZ535-022000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-022000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-022000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ530-022000- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ531-022000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ538-022000- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ539-022000- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ532-022000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ540-022000- EASTERN BAY- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ533-022000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. $$ ANZ541-022000- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ542-022000- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-022000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. $$ ANZ543-022000- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 130 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014 .OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 4 FT. $$

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