Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 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.

ANZ500-282000-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THROUGH MORNING WITH HIGH
PRESSURE THEN ANCHORED OVER BERMUDA THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER
 COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FROM THE WEST MONDAY NIGHT. A
SMALL  CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ536-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING
WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ537-282000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ530-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ531-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ538-282000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ539-282000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ532-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ540-282000-
EASTERN BAY-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ533-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ541-282000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ542-282000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ534-282000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-282000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT
LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$




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