Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 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.

ANZ500-040800-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM CAPE HATTERAS TOWARD BERMUDA THROUGH
MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TUESDAY BEFORE
STALLING NEAR THE AREA DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE WEEK. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED TUESDAY.

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ANZ535-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ536-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-040800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW 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 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ530-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 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...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ538-040800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ539-040800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ532-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-040800-
EASTERN BAY-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ533-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ541-040800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-040800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW 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...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ534-040800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 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...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

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ANZ543-040800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
732 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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