Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 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.

ANZ500-280800-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN LATE THURSDAY AND THEN MOVES
OFFSHORE FOR FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND.

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ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 KT LATE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 15 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$



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