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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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.

ANZ500-242000-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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 the first part of the week. Small Craft Advisories  may be
needed Tuesday and Wednesday as Hurricane Maria approaches  North
Carolina. Refer to the latest statements from the National
Hurricane Center for up-to-date information on Hurricane Maria.

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ANZ535-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ536-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ537-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance
of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ530-242000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ531-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ538-242000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ539-242000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ532-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ540-242000-
Eastern Bay-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ533-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft.

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ANZ541-242000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ542-242000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ534-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

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ANZ543-242000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
131 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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