Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.

ANZ500-040800-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL LINGER OVER THE WATERS INTO TONIGHT WITH
HIGH PRESSURE BRIEFLY BUILDING OVER THE WATERS WEDNESDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE WATERS LATE IN THE WEEK.

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ANZ535-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ536-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ530-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

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ANZ531-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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

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ANZ538-040800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

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ANZ539-040800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

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

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ANZ532-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-040800-
EASTERN BAY-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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ANZ533-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ541-040800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ542-040800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...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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ANZ534-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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ANZ543-040800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THIS EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

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