Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 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.

ANZ500-222000-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH TODAY BEFORE PASSING
THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD FOR
SATURDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST SUNDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE
PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR
PORTIONS OF THE WATERS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-222000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-222000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ537-222000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ530-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO
30 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ531-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ538-222000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-222000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-222000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-222000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.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. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-222000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.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. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-222000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING W
10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING NW 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-222000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$



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