Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

TROPICAL DEPRESSION BONNIE WILL HUG THE CAROLINA COAST TODAY WHILE
GRADUALLY WEAKENING. PLEASE CONSULT NHC ADVISORIES FOR THE LATEST
INFORMATION ON BONNIE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES DURING MIDWEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$




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