Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 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.

ANZ500-280800-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFF THE COAST THROUGH TODAY.
LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE CAROLINA COAST SATURDAY INTO NEXT WEEK.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE FOR SOUTHERN MARYLAND WATERS
SATURDAY EVENING.

$$

ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S 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.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S 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.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 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. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S 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.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
431 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.

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

$$




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