Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 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.

ANZ500-300800-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

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

A SURFACE BOUNDARY WILL STALL ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
WEAKEN BY TONIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE
TUESDAY...ALSO STALLING AND WEAKENING. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL
FINALLY PUSH THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT, WITH HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWING
ON THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD ON FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW 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.

$$

ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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...NW 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.

$$

ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W 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...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.

$$

ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.

$$

ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.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.
.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.

$$

ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W 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...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.

$$

ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W 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...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.

$$

ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W 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 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...N 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.

$$

ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W 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 TO 2 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.

$$

ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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...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.

$$

ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$

ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 PM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...W 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 AROUND 5 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...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.

$$




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