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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 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.

ANZ500-082100-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS TO THE SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT AND ANOTHER
ONE DEVELOPS OVER SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY ON PORTIONS OF THE WATERS...BECOMING
MORE LIKELY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-082100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-082100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-082100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-082100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-082100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-082100-
EASTERN BAY-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-082100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-082100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-082100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-082100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1229 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

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