Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

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.

ANZ500-280800-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST INTO SATURDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS EARLY NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ536-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING... BECOMING
LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...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...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ537-280800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ530-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ531-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

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ANZ538-280800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ539-280800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ532-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ540-280800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

ANZ533-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ541-280800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ542-280800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ534-280800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY... THEN SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-280800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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

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