Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 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.

ANZ500-260800-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING OFF
THE COAST DURING THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE
WATERS MONDAY AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THE MIDDLE PORTION
OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...AND AGAIN MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-260800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-260800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-260800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-260800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-260800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-260800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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

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