Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 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.

ANZ500-032115-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

A STATIONARY FRONT OVER NORTH CAROLINA WILL LIFT NORTH TODAY AND
STALL THROUGH SATURDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. HIGH
PRESSURE SUNDAY...THEN MORE ACTIVE WEATHER NEXT WEEK.

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ANZ535-032115-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ536-032115-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ537-032115-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ530-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ531-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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ANZ538-032115-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ539-032115-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ532-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ540-032115-
EASTERN BAY-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ533-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ541-032115-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ542-032115-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ534-032115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ543-032115-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
510 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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