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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ532-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ533-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ534-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ537-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ540-010800-
EASTERN BAY-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ541-010800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 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.

ANZ543-010800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
730 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT LATE.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
715 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

ANZ532>534-537-540-541-543-010715-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0151.000000T0000Z-140801T1000Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
715 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
737 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
011245-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
737 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR THE MARYLAND
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO SMITH POINT AND THE LOWER TIDAL
POTOMAC RIVER FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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