Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1058 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

ANZ500-050800-
1058 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL LINGER NEAR THE WATERS AS LOW PRESSURE
SLOWLY MOVES ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY.

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ANZ535-050800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-050800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-050800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG LATE
THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ530-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ531-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-050800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-050800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-050800-
EASTERN BAY-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM LATE THIS EVENING.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ541-050800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ542-050800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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ANZ534-050800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ543-050800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1059 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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