Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 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.

ANZ500-192000-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE AREA FROM THE CAROLINAS SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE MONDAY. SMALL
CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

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ANZ535-192000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-192000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-192000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-192000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-192000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-192000-
EASTERN BAY-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-192000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-192000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-192000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ543-192000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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