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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 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.

ANZ500-200900-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FRIDAY AND REMAIN NEARBY
SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE WATERS SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE MAY APPROACH THE WATERS DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION
OF NEXT WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-200900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-200900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-200900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-200900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-200900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-200900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-200900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-200900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-200900-
EASTERN BAY-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PERIODS OF RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-200900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-200900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-200900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-200900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-200900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
931 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$




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