Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 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.

ANZ500-252000-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW YORK STATE WILL SHIFT EAST ACROSS THE WATERS
THIS MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT
INTO SUNDAY. UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE GULF OF
MAINE FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE NEW WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FROST.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ536-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FROST.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

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ANZ537-252000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
SUBSIDING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ530-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FROST.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ531-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ538-252000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ANZ539-252000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ540-252000-
EASTERN BAY-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ533-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ541-252000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT...EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH
OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ542-252000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ534-252000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ543-252000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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