Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

ANZ500-292000-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING
OFFSHORE THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FRIDAY
BEFORE PASSING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ537-292000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ530-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-292000-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-292000-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-292000-
EASTERN BAY-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ541-292000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ542-292000-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ534-292000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ543-292000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
735 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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