Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

ANZ500-010800-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS UNTIL IT RETURNS
NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS NORTH OF THE
WATERS EARLY MONDAY...PUSHING A COLD FRONT THROUGH.

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ANZ535-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ537-010800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ530-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ531-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-010800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-010800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ532-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG LATE
THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ540-010800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ533-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-010800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ542-010800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ534-010800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
PATCHY FOG LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW 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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ANZ543-010800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG
LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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