Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 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.

ANZ500-290800-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT...AS WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE TRACK ALONG IT. HIGH PRESSURE IS
EXPECTED TO BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHEAST SATURDAY...BUT THE BOUNDARY
WILL RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS
SUNDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

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ANZ535-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-290800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-290800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-290800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-290800-
EASTERN BAY-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-290800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-290800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-290800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-290800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
431 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.

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