Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 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.

ANZ500-052300-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TONIGHT. A WAVE OF LOW

PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE WATERS THURSDAY BEFORE PASSING BY TO THE

SOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR THE

WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE

WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-052300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

ANZ536-052300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-052300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-052300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-052300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-052300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-052300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-052300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... SUBSIDING TO FLAT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-052300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-052300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... SUBSIDING TO FLAT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-052300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-052300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-052300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-052300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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