Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 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-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVERHEAD SATURDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE COAST SUNDAY...AND WILL PARK
NEAR BERMUDA 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-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-230800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS 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 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-230800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-230800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-230800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-230800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT...EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK.
.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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

ANZ542-230800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 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...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-230800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.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 WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-230800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING 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 WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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