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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 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.

ANZ500-282300-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST INTO SATURDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL DROP ACROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS LIKELY SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...AND MAY BE
REQUIRED AGAIN FOR A PORTION OF THE WATERS MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-282300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ536-282300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ537-282300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ531-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ538-282300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ539-282300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ532-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ540-282300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ533-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ541-282300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ542-282300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ534-282300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-282300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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