Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 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.

ANZ500-240800-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

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

A COLD FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH
TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE ALONG THE BOUNDARY TOWARD THE
 MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THE LOW WILL
FINALLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST LATE THIS WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS THE WATERS TUESDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-240800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING
TO FLAT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-240800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-240800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-240800-
EASTERN BAY-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-240800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ542-240800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE MORNING.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-240800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

ANZ543-240800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
PERIODS OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT.

$$




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