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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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.

ANZ500-170900-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

High pressure will build south of the waters through the weekend. A
backdoor cold front will approach from the north Sunday, then return
 north as a warm front Monday.

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ANZ535-170900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing
to around 5 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ536-170900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W
around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-170900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W
around 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-170900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NE
around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-170900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming N
5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ538-170900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming E
around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-170900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming E
around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-170900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W
5 to 10 kt after midnight, then becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ540-170900-
Eastern Bay-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW
5 to 10 kt after midnight, then becoming E late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-170900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
around 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-170900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW
around 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-170900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
around 5 kt late. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-170900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-170900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1231 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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