Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 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.

ANZ500-312000-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

THE REMNANTS OF BONNIE WILL REMAIN ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST OVER THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES DURING MIDWEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
FRIDAY.

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ANZ535-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ536-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ537-312000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ530-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ538-312000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ539-312000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ532-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ540-312000-
EASTERN BAY-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ533-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-312000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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ANZ542-312000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-312000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-312000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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