Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

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.

ANZ500-272000-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST TODAY WHILE A
WARM FRONT LIFTS INTO THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL STALL OUT NEAR THE
WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA
MONDAY. THE BOUNDARY WILL STALL SOUTH OF THE WATERS FOR TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THIS
MORNING, THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING, THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THIS MORNING,
THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THIS
MORNING, THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-272000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THIS MORNING,
THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-272000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING, THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ540-272000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
MORNING, THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-272000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-272000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-272000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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