Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 PM 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.

ANZ500-020800-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

A WARM FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS TONIGHT BEFORE PASSING
THROUGH MONDAY. THE BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN NEARBY FOR TUESDAY BEFORE A
STRONGER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE MAY
BRIEFBLY BUILD OVER THE WATERS WEDNESDAY BEFORE LOW PRESSURE
POSSIBLY IMPACTS THE WATERS LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ536-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ537-020800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ531-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ538-020800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ539-020800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ532-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ540-020800-
EASTERN BAY-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ533-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ541-020800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ542-020800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N 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.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ534-020800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE AND SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-020800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1031 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW 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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