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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 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.

ANZ500-290800-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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

High pressure will move over the area today before shifting to
Bermuda through Thursday. Small Craft Advisory conditions are
possible over portions of the waters Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-290800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ536-290800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ537-290800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
then a chance of showers after midnight.

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

$$

ANZ530-290800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to 25 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ531-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ538-290800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ539-290800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ532-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ540-290800-
Eastern Bay-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to 25 kt
late. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ533-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day. Tstms likely. A chance of showers through the night.

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

$$

ANZ541-290800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
then a chance of showers after midnight.

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

$$

ANZ542-290800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.


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

$$

ANZ534-290800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely, then a chance of showers after midnight.

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

$$

ANZ543-290800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
132 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely,
then a chance of showers after midnight.

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

$$



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