Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 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.

ANZ500-032300-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. A WEAK
SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN BRIEFLY ON MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. ADDITIONAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-032300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ530-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ531-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ538-032300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ539-032300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...W 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 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ532-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W 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 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ540-032300-
EASTERN BAY-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...W 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 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ533-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W 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 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ541-032300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W 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 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ542-032300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ534-032300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ543-032300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
331 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$



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