983  
FZUS51 KLWX 312336  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
 
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.  
 
ANZ500-010800-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY BEFORE A  
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH OF THE WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT. A SERIES OF COLD  
FRONTS WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTH LATE IN THE WEEK, POTENTIALLY  
STALLING NEARBY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEED FOR A PORTION OF  
THE WATERS WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-010800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 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
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-010800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-010800-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-010800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
W 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. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-010800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-010800-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.   
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.    
THU
 
N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-010800-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-010800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-010800-  
EASTERN BAY-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-010800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-010800-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
TSTMS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-010800-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW 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
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.  
 
WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-010800-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W 5 KT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-010800-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
736 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.   
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
THU
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI
 
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.  
 

 
 
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