Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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.

ANZ500-012000-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY. THE
FRONT WILL STALL OUT IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
LINGER OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH SEVERAL WAVES OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING EAST ALONG IT.

$$

ANZ535-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ537-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ530-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-012000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ539-012000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-012000-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-012000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-012000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ534-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-012000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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

$$



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