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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 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.

ANZ500-290800-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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

High pressure will move toward Bermuda. South flow will become
established through the weekend.

$$

ANZ535-290800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ536-290800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ537-290800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ530-290800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ531-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ538-290800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the day, then showers and tstms likely through the
night.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers and tstms
likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms through
the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ539-290800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ532-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ540-290800-
Eastern Bay-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ533-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ541-290800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ542-290800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ534-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ543-290800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
432 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$




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