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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 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.

ANZ500-272000-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

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

High pressure will build west of the area through Tuesday. A weak
cold front will cross the waters Tuesday. High pressure will move
over the area Wednesday before shifting offshore Thursday. Small
Craft Advisory conditions are possible over portions of the waters
Tuesday and again Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-272000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ536-272000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ537-272000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ530-272000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Numerous showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ531-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ538-272000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ539-272000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming NW late.
Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ532-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...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.

$$

ANZ540-272000-
Eastern Bay-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ533-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ541-272000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ542-272000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...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...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.

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

$$

ANZ534-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ543-272000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1222 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$



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