Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 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.

ANZ500-282000-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN
PERSISTS OFFSHORE FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT
NORTH ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED FOR A PORTION OF THE WATERS SUNDAY.

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ANZ535-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ536-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ537-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

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ANZ530-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ531-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

$$

ANZ538-282000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-282000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

$$

ANZ532-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

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ANZ540-282000-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ541-282000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.


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

$$

ANZ542-282000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-282000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$




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