Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM 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.

ANZ500-060800-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

A COLD FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED OVER SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED OVER THE WATERS LATE IN THE
WEEK AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE CAROLINA COAST AND LINGERS IN
THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

ANZ535-060800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ536-060800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.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.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ537-060800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ530-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ531-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ538-060800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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

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ANZ539-060800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ532-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ540-060800-
EASTERN BAY-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ533-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

ANZ541-060800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ542-060800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

ANZ534-060800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

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

$$

ANZ543-060800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

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

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