Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 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.

ANZ500-310800-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH MODNAY
BEFORE THE CENTER SHIFTS WEST OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY MONDAY NIGHT
INTO THE LATE WEEK.

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ANZ535-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E 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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ANZ537-310800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-310800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-310800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-310800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ541-310800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-310800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ534-310800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ543-310800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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