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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 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-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

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

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS LATER TODAY BEFORE
STALLING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT, WITH
 HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWING ON THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT
NORTHWARD ON FRIDAY, AND THEN A COLD FRONT WILL SINK INTO THE AREA
OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING, THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS
MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

$$




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