Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 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.

ANZ500-210800-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
CROSS THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST ALONG THE EAST COAST INTO
THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY WEDNESDAY INTO THE
WEEKEND.

$$

ANZ535-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-210800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-210800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-210800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-210800-
EASTERN BAY-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-210800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-210800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-210800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-210800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1030 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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