Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 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.

ANZ500-260800-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN THROUGH THE WEEK.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
WEDNESDAY...AND AGAIN SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ536-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-260800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

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

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

$$

ANZ530-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-260800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-260800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-260800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-260800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-260800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-260800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-260800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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

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