Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 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-
432 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

A COLD FRONT OVER SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA WILL APPROACH THE WATERS AND
STALL OVER THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED
OVER THE WATERS LATE IN THE WEEK AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE
CAROLINA COAST.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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...S 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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.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 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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...S 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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.SAT...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-
432 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. 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 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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...S 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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 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 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...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-
432 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 TO 10 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.

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. 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...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.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 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.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.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

$$




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