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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KLWX 292033
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 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. 

ANZ500-300800-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE WATERS SUNDAY AND STALL THROUGH MONDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS AT
TIME FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.



ANZ535-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

MON
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. 

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



ANZ536-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.

SAT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ537-300800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY. 

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



ANZ530-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY.

MON
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. 

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



ANZ531-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. 

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



ANZ538-300800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ539-300800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT LATE. GUSTS UP TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ532-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ540-300800-
EASTERN BAY-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ533-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY. 

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



ANZ541-300800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.

MON
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ542-300800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. 

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



ANZ534-300800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. 

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



ANZ543-300800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. 

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