Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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.

ANZ500-150915-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST MONDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST THROUGH
THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY LATE MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-150915-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND
RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-150915-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-150915-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...SLEET... A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE
OF FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING SE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-150915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-150915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW WITH FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-150915-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW WITH FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. FREEZING RAIN
AND RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-150915-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 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 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-150915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING N
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-150915-
EASTERN BAY-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING N
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-150915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-150915-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-150915-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH FREEZING RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-150915-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-150915-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1250 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND SLEET WITH RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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