976  
FZUS51 KLWX 220232  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-220800-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
A COLD FRONT STALLED TO THE SOUTH AND WEST OF THE WATERS TONIGHT  
WILL SLOWLY RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL  
PASS THROUGH THE WATERS WEDNESDAY AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD  
OVERHEAD THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRIDAY THROUGH  
THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-220800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE  
OF TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-220800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-220800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-220800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-220800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-220800-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-220800-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-220800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-220800-  
EASTERN BAY-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-220800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-220800-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-220800-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-220800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT
 
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-220800-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
1032 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
TUE
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT
 
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
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