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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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.

ANZ500-260900-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

A cold front will cross the waters tonight. High pressure will build
 over the waters for the first half of the upcoming work week. Our
next area of low pressure is expected to cross the waters Thursday
or Friday.

$$

ANZ535-260900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ536-260900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ537-260900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ530-260900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
rain.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Rain.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely through the
day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ531-260900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
rain.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ538-260900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy
fog late this evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
flat.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
rain.
.THU...E winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ539-260900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less...increasing to 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
rain.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ532-260900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ540-260900-
Eastern Bay-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
rain.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ533-260900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ541-260900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ542-260900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ534-260900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less...increasing to 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ543-260900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less...increasing to 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft
or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. Rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 4 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$




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