Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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.  WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER.

ANZ500-020900-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS BY TO THE WEST TODAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING
A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVER THE WATERS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. THE COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN MONDAY
BEFORE LOW PRESSURE IMPACTS THE WATERS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-020900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FREEZING
DRIZZLE...DRIZZLE...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ536-020900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE...
FREEZING DRIZZLE...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ537-020900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN
AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE...
FREEZING DRIZZLE...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ530-020900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN...
SNOW AND SLEET.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-020900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN...
SLEET AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY... THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-020900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN...
SLEET AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ539-020900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ532-020900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING
RAIN WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ540-020900-
EASTERN BAY-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY... THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-020900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
FREEZING RAIN...AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...THEN
RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ541-020900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE...
FREEZING DRIZZLE...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY... THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ542-020900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN
AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
FREEZING RAIN...AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ534-020900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN
AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE...
FREEZING DRIZZLE...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY... THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ543-020900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1237 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE...A
CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY... THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$



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