Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 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.

ANZ500-292000-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT...AS WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE TRACK ALONG IT. THE BOUNDARY WILL
RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL CROSS SUNDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED SATURDAY NIGHT THOUGH MONDAY.

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ANZ535-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ536-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...
THEN PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ537-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ531-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND
SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ538-292000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND
SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-292000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ532-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ540-292000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE
THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-292000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. OCCASIONAL
DRIZZLE THIS MORNING...THEN PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-292000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-292000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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