Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ500-172000-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL RIDGE SOUTHWARD TOWARD THE
MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. THE NEXT LOW
PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-172000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

$$

ANZ536-172000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-172000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-172000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-172000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-172000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ539-172000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-172000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-172000-
EASTERN BAY-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-172000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-172000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
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.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-172000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ534-172000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ543-172000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
130 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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