Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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.

ANZ500-012000-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TODAY...THEN A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL SOUTH OF THE WATERS
THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

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ANZ535-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ537-012000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ530-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ531-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-012000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-012000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ532-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ540-012000-
EASTERN BAY-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ533-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-012000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ542-012000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ534-012000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-012000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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