Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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.

ANZ500-202000-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST IS SPREADING HIGH CLOUDS
INTO THE REGION. HIGH PRESSURE OVER EASTERN CANADA WILL BUILD INTO
THE MID ATLANTIC STATES THROUGH MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE WEST TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO RETURN
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE
REGION FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-202000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-202000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-202000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-202000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-202000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-202000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-202000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.


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ANZ532-202000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-202000-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-202000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-202000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-202000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ534-202000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-202000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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