Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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.

ANZ500-302000-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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

A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE AREA TODAY, AND RETREAT
NORTHWARD TONIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST
 MONDAY BEFORE PASSING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD  OVERHEAD TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE MAY IMPACT THE
WATERS  LATE IN THE WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE
NEEDED FOR  THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY, THEN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY, THEN SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1049 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY, THEN SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$




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