Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS UNTIL IT RETURNS
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.

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ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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 LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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...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.

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ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. 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. 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.

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN AND 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.

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ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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...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...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.

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ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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...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 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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ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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...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.

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ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.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...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 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.

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ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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 LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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 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.

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ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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 LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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 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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ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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 FT. RAIN LIKELY. 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.

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ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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 LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S 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.

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ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.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 LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS. 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.

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ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND 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 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.

$$

ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
131 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND 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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