Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 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.

ANZ500-042100-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS TODAY. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN
BRIEFLY ON MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TUESDAY
INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE
WATERS WEDNESDAY AND A POTENT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THURSDAY
INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR THE WATERS THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-042100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ536-042100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ537-042100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ530-042100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-042100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-042100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ539-042100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ532-042100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ540-042100-
EASTERN BAY-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-042100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ541-042100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ542-042100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ534-042100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT...BUILDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ543-042100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
931 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH
A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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