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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 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.

ANZ500-200800-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST ACROSS NEW ENGLAND AND A
WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE SOUTHWEST THROUGH THIS
EVENING BEFORE CROSSING LATE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
WATERS MONDAY EVENING. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS
WEDNESDAY. GALES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE
LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...AND GALES ARE POSSIBLE
DURING THIS TIME. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY.

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ANZ535-200800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

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ANZ536-200800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ537-200800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

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ANZ530-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING SW
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ531-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ538-200800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ539-200800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ532-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ540-200800-
EASTERN BAY-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ533-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ541-200800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ542-200800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ534-200800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

$$

ANZ543-200800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
147 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

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