Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
930 AM EST SUN NOV 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.

ANZ500-232100-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE EAST OF CAPE HATTERAS WILL CONTINUE DRIFTING OFFSHORE.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY
A COLD FRONT LATE MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TUESDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH OFF THE ATLANTIC COAST WEDNESDAY. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS MAY CONTINUE INTO MONDAY NIGHT. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE
WATERS WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-232100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-232100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-232100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-232100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-232100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-232100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-232100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-232100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-232100-
EASTERN BAY-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-232100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-232100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-232100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-232100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-232100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
930 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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