Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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.

ANZ500-030800-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

A COLD FRONT WILL REMAIN NEAR THE WATERS TUESDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER
THE WATERS WEDNESDAY BEFORE LOW PRESSURE IMPACTS THE WATERS LATE IN
THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-030800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-030800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ539-030800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE
THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-030800-
EASTERN BAY-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-030800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-030800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN TSTMS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-030800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-030800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1157 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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