Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 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.

ANZ500-220800-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

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

A ridge of high pressure will remain over the eastern United  States
through early next week.

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ANZ535-220800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ536-220800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-220800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ530-220800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ531-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ538-220800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ539-220800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ532-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ540-220800-
Eastern Bay-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ541-220800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ542-220800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ543-220800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
433 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$




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