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Only on Saturday do "they" predict waves greater than 1 foot. So confused...

Small Craft Advisory in effect through late tonight
Chesapeake Bay From North Beach To Drum Point-
This Afternoon

Se winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers with isolated tstms.
Tonight

S winds 15 kt...becoming SW late. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed

W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 ft or less. Widespread showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night

N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu

N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
Thu Night

NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
Fri

NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
Sat

NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves flat...building to 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely through the day...then a chance of rain through the night. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
 

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Only on Saturday do "they" predict waves greater than 1 foot. So confused...

Small Craft Advisory in effect through late tonight
Chesapeake Bay From North Beach To Drum Point-
This Afternoon

Se winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers with isolated tstms.
Tonight

S winds 15 kt...becoming SW late. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed

W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 ft or less. Widespread showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night

N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu

N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
Thu Night

NE winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
Fri

NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
Sat

NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves flat...building to 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely through the day...then a chance of rain through the night. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.
Never seen 20 mph wind with 25 mph gusts and 1 foot waves..........Gary
 

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It is a misprint they do it sometimes. They will update it to a bigger wave as the time goes by.
 

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This is on NOAA by the way, looks a little more correct :)

Storm Special! View the latest observations near Atlantic TROPICAL STORM JOAQUIN as of ADVISORY NUMBER 8 @ 500 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015 and East Pacific TROPICAL STORM MARTY as of ADVISORY NUMBER 13 @ 400 PM CDT TUE SEP 29 2015.

NWS ForecastFZUS51 KLWX 292032
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
432 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
SE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

WED
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

THU
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.

SAT
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

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

 
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