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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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

High pressure will remain offshore through Monday. A cold front
will cross the waters early Tuesday.

$$

ANZ535-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
1 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-230800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to
10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt...increasing to
35 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-230800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt... diminishing to
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-230800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt...increasing to
35 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-230800-
Eastern Bay-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ541-230800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
25 kt late. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... diminishing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-230800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
25 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 4 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-230800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
432 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
25 kt late. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of showers through the night.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.

$$



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