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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

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.

ANZ500-280800-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

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

A cold front moving south out of Pennsylvania will cross the waters
this afternoon, then stall over the waters before dissipating by
the middle of the week. Small Craft Advisory conditions are possible
 Wednesday.

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ANZ535-280800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
Tstms likely.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ536-280800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
tstms through the night, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ537-280800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ530-280800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ531-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ538-280800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ539-280800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely.
Tstms likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ532-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of tstms. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ540-280800-
Eastern Bay-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
Tstms likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of showers.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ533-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ541-280800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
Tstms likely.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ542-280800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ534-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely. Tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely. A chance of
tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ543-280800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
733 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely. Tstms likely.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely. A chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely through the
day. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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