Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 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.

ANZ500-242000-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
A COLD FRONT OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA
OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVERHEAD THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.
THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

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ANZ535-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ536-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S 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. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ537-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ530-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ531-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ538-242000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ539-242000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ532-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ540-242000-
EASTERN BAY-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ533-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ541-242000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ542-242000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ534-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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ANZ543-242000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
256 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

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