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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
629 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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.

ANZ500-150900-
629 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EASTWARD AWAY FROM THE REGION THIS
EVENING. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN CROSS THE MID ATLANTIC FROM
THE SOUTHWEST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE WEST THROUGH THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE
LIKELY LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-150900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-150900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW... MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-150900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING SE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-150900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-150900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-150900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-150900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-150900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING N
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-150900-
EASTERN BAY-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING N
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-150900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SNOW LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-150900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-150900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-150900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY... MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...RAIN...SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ543-150900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
630 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 FT.

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