Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 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.

ANZ500-050800-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE WATERS THROUGH LABOR DAY...THEN
MOVE OFF THE COAST DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ535-050800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-050800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-050800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-050800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-050800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-050800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ541-050800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-050800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ534-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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ANZ543-050800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

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