Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

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-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

A SEMI-STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY JUST NORTH OF THE MASON-DIXON
LINE WILL MOVE SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON AND REMAIN OVER THE WATERS
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY...BEFORE LIFTING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT LATE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC MONDAY
NIGHT WITH CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDING OVER THE AREA
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS LIKELY MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NE 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.

$$

ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NE 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.

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$




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