Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 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.

ANZ500-192100-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD TODAY BEFORE SHIFTING OFF TO THE
EAST TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH THE REGION FRIDAY AND
REMAIN NEARBY SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE WATERS SUNDAY
AND MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE MAY APPROACH THE WATERS DURING THE
MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED
SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF
THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

$$

ANZ535-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-192100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-192100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-192100-
EASTERN BAY-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-192100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...
THEN BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-192100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-192100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
631 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$




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