Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT...AS WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE TRACK ALONG IT. THE BOUNDARY WILL
RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL CROSS SUNDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1034 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH TSTMS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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