Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 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.

ANZ500-040900-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. A WEAK
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL RETURN BRIEFLY ON MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ536-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ537-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE
OF SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-040900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ539-040900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ532-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ540-040900-
EASTERN BAY-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

ANZ541-040900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-040900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-040900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
931 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$



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