Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 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-
432 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE 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.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. 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 OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.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 WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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 E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 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 E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 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 E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 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 E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

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

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 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 E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 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 E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW 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...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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...BECOMING E. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$



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