Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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.

ANZ500-052000-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED NEAR BERMUDA. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE WATERS FROM THE NORTH TUESDAY BEFORE STALLING OVER THE AREA
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED OVER THE WATERS LATE IN
THE WEEK AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE CAROLINA COAST.

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ANZ535-052000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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ANZ536-052000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ537-052000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ530-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ531-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ538-052000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-052000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ532-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ540-052000-
EASTERN BAY-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ533-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ541-052000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT...EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH
OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-052000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

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ANZ534-052000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

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

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

$$

ANZ543-052000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
133 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

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

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