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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

A cold front will cross the waters late tonight into early
Wednesday. High pressure will return for the second half of the
week.

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ANZ535-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ536-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ537-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ530-230800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ531-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ538-230800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ539-230800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ532-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ540-230800-
Eastern Bay-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ533-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ541-230800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ542-230800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers this evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ534-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft in the
afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ543-230800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
732 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$




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