Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 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.

ANZ500-192000-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES THROUGH
MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO RETURN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BEFORE
ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-192000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-192000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ537-192000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ530-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ531-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ538-192000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ539-192000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ532-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ540-192000-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ533-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ541-192000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

$$

ANZ542-192000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ534-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ543-192000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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