Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM 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.

ANZ500-032300-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TO OUR SOUTH TODAY BEFORE SHIFTING TOWARD
BERMUDA MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TUESDAY BEFORE
STALLING OUT NEARBY DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS MONDAY
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 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.

$$

ANZ536-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ530-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-032300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W 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
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-032300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ540-032300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W 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 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ541-032300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ542-032300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-032300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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