Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 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.

ANZ500-282000-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

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

A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
CAN BE EXPECTED TUESDAY, FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WEAK FRONT ON
WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN ON THURSDAY.

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ANZ535-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-282000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-282000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-282000-
EASTERN BAY-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-282000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ542-282000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ543-282000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
803 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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