Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
924 PM 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.

ANZ500-260800-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE MIDWEST WILL MOVE EAST TODAY AND WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. UPPER LEVEL LOW
PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE GULF OF MAINE INTO THE MID ATLANTIC WILL
REMAIN FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED
SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SLEET.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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ANZ538-260800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-260800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 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 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ540-260800-
EASTERN BAY-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ541-260800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF 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 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-260800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ534-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ543-260800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
924 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 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 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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