Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

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.

ANZ500-292000-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

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

A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE WATERS UNTIL A COLD
FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CAN BE EXPECTED
 TUESDAY, FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WEAK FRONT WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL RETURN THURSDAY.

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ANZ535-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ536-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ537-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ530-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ531-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ538-292000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ539-292000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ532-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ540-292000-
EASTERN BAY-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ533-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ541-292000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ542-292000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ534-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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ANZ543-292000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
146 AM EDT MON MAY 29 2017

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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