Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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.

ANZ500-270800-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

A FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY JUST SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH THIS
 EVENING BEFORE RETURNING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION
TUESDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT AND
 WEDNESDAY BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

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ANZ535-270800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ536-270800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ537-270800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ530-270800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

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ANZ531-270800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ538-270800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ539-270800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ532-270800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ540-270800-
EASTERN BAY-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ533-270800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ541-270800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ542-270800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

$$

ANZ534-270800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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ANZ543-270800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
731 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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

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