Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 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.

ANZ500-250815-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE IS MOVING OFF THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON AND IT WILL
REMAIN OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN THROUGH SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-250815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ536-250815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ537-250815-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ530-250815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ531-250815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ538-250815-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ539-250815-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ532-250815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ540-250815-
EASTERN BAY-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ533-250815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ541-250815-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ542-250815-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ534-250815-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

ANZ543-250815-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
149 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

$$



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