Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 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.

ANZ500-242100-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST FROM THE DELMARVA THROUGH MORNING.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A
COLD FRONT EARLY THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS LIKELY AND GALE
WARNING POSSIBLE FOR THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-242100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-242100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-242100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-242100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-242100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-242100-
EASTERN BAY-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT...EXCEPT
2 TO 3 FT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE CHOPTANK. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-242100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-242100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-242100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1232 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$



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