Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH TODAY BEFORE PASSING
THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD FOR
SATURDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST SUNDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE
PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR
PORTIONS OF THE WATERS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-230800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-230800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-230800-
EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W AROUND
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-230800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-230800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-230800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
132 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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