Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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.

ANZ500-242300-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL TODAY BEFORE A WEAKENING COLD FRONT
ARRIVES MONDAY. THIS BOUNDARY WILL STALL ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-242300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ536-242300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW 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.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ537-242300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ530-242300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ531-242300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ538-242300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ539-242300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ532-242300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ540-242300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ533-242300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ541-242300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ542-242300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...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.
.THU...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.

$$

ANZ534-242300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ543-242300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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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