Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 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.

ANZ500-082100-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OUT TO SEA TODAY. ANOTHER AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL PASS JUST SOUTH OF THE WATERS TONIGHT AND STRENGTHEN
ONCE IT REACHES THE ATLANTIC ON TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHT AND LASTING
THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-082100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-082100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-082100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-082100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-082100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-082100-
EASTERN BAY-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-082100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-082100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING
E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-082100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
929 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
E LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$




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