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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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.

ANZ500-100900-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND BEFORE A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES IN SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ538-100900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-100900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ532-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-100900-
EASTERN BAY-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-100900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-100900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-100900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$



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