Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

ANZ500-302000-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS UNTIL IT RETURNS
NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS NORTH OF THE
WATERS EARLY MONDAY...PUSHING A COLD FRONT THROUGH.

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ANZ535-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-302000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ531-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-302000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-302000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ532-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ540-302000-
EASTERN BAY-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ533-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ541-302000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ542-302000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ534-302000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ543-302000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1031 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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