Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 292332 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 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. ANZ500-300800- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... WEAK HIGH PRESSURE LINGERS OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN THURSDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR A PORTION OF THE WATERS EARLY FRIDAY. $$ ANZ535-300800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ536-300800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ537-300800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ530-300800- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-300800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-300800- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-300800- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-300800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-300800- EASTERN BAY- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-300800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ541-300800- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ542-300800- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ534-300800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ543-300800- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 732 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 2 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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