Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 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.

ANZ500-242015-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST TODAY AND IT WILL REMAIN OVER
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN THROUGH SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-242015-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-242015-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-242015-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ530-242015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-242015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ538-242015-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-242015-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ532-242015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ540-242015-
EASTERN BAY-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ533-242015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-242015-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ542-242015-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S 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.

$$

ANZ534-242015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 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.

$$

ANZ543-242015-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$



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