Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 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.

ANZ500-212000-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A COLD FRONT OVER OHIO WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. LOW
PRESSURE WILL FORM OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND DRIFT ALONG THE
MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND. GALES ARE POSSIBLE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ536-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ537-212000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-212000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-212000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-212000-
EASTERN BAY-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ541-212000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-212000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-212000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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ANZ543-212000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
918 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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