Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
130 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-
130 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W 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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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 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.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...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.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 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...N 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 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 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.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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...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.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.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...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.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N 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...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$



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