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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

ANZ532-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

ANZ533-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

ANZ534-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

ANZ537-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

ANZ541-240800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

ANZ543-240800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1032 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1026 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

ANZ532>534-537-541-543-241030-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0107.150524T1600Z-150525T1000Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
1026 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO
6 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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