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NWS Forecast

FZUS51 KLWX 061235
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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. 

ANZ500-062000-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY BEFORE A
WARM FRONT LIFTS OVER THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. A SMALL
CRAFT IS LIKELY ACROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY FOLLOWING THE COLD FRONT.



ANZ535-062000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ536-062000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TODAY
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ537-062000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY
THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ530-062000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. 



ANZ531-062000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ538-062000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

MON
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ539-062000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ532-062000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ540-062000-
EASTERN BAY-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ533-062000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ541-062000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ542-062000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING.
WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

SAT
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

MON
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ534-062000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 



ANZ543-062000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
835 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING


TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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

SUN
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.

MON
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUE
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.