Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 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.

ANZ500-030800-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN BUILD FROM THE MIDWEST THROUGH WEDNESDAY THEN PERSIST OFFSHORE
THURSDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE REGION IN THE
SATURDAY NIGHT TIME FRAME.

$$

ANZ535-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 489 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ536-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ537-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ531-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 489 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ538-030800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ539-030800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 489 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ532-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 489 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ540-030800-
EASTERN BAY-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 489 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ533-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ541-030800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ542-030800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY THIS
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ534-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-030800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
846 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$




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