Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 231430 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 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. ANZ500-232000- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK NORTHEAST TODAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST. THE HIGH WILL LIKELY REMAIN OVER THE REGION INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...WITH A WEAK SYSTEM PASSING TO OUR NORTH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY. $$ ANZ535-232000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-232000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-232000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ530-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ531-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ538-232000- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ539-232000- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ532-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ540-232000- EASTERN BAY- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ533-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ541-232000- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ542-232000- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ543-232000- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 1030 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$

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