Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1231 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-
1231 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
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-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.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 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ530-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ531-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ538-040900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
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.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ539-040900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ532-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.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.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ540-040900-
EASTERN BAY-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ533-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. 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.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ541-040900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ542-040900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.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...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ534-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$

ANZ543-040900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1231 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.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 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.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...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.

$$




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