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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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.

ANZ500-020800-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRIDAY BEFORE PASSING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN
FOR LATER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST EARLY NEXT
WEEK. ANOTHER FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS
OF THE WATERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...AND MAY BE NEEDED
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
430 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 2 FT.

$$





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