Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 311131 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 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. ANZ500-312000- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. A COASTAL FRONT WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY NIGHT...MOVING INLAND TOWARD THE WATERS THIS WEEKEND...BEFORE SLOWLY PUSH OFFSHORE BY MONDAY. $$ ANZ535-312000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ536-312000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ537-312000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ530-312000- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-312000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-312000- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-312000- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-312000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-312000- EASTERN BAY- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-312000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ541-312000- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ542-312000- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ534-312000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ543-312000- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 731 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014 .TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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