Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
431 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-
431 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TODAY...THEN A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL SOUTH OF THE WATERS
THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W 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...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS OF
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. 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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...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.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG. 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 NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N 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-
431 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. AREAS OF
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS
OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...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.

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

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