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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 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.

ANZ500-200800-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

Hurricane Jose is forecast to track north offshore through tonight.
Consult products from the National Hurricane Center for the latest
information on Jose. High pressure will build overhead Wednesday
through the weekend.

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ANZ535-200800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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ANZ536-200800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-200800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ530-200800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-200800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-200800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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ANZ539-200800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-200800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-200800-
Eastern Bay-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-200800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ541-200800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-200800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-200800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-200800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
247 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Numerous showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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