Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 282331 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 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. ANZ500-290800- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...AS WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE TRACK ALONG IT. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BUILD IN FROM THE NORTHEAST SATURDAY...BUT THE BOUNDARY WILL RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS SUNDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. $$ ANZ535-290800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ536-290800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ537-290800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ530-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ531-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ538-290800- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ539-290800- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ532-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ540-290800- EASTERN BAY- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ533-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ541-290800- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ542-290800- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ534-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. .TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ543-290800- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 731 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016 .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$

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