Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 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.

ANZ500-272000-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFF THE COAST THROUGH TODAY.
LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE CAROLINA COAST SATURDAY INTO NEXT WEEK.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE FOR SOUTHERN MARYLAND WATERS
SATURDAY EVENING.

$$

ANZ535-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-272000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-272000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-272000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-272000-
EASTERN BAY-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ541-272000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-272000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-272000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-272000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$




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