Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 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.

ANZ500-242000-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE SLOWLY MOVING AWAY FROM THE
REGION TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA. THE HIGH WILL
MOVE OFFSHORE LATER IN THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-242000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-242000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-242000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-242000-
EASTERN BAY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-242000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-242000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-242000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-242000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$




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