Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
929 AM EST TUE FEB 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.

ANZ500-092100-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

MULTIPLE LOW PRESSURES IMPACT THE WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE
PUSHING OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN THE WAKE
THROUGH FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-092100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PERIODS OF
SNOW LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-092100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ537-092100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF SNOW LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF SNOW AND RAIN
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ538-092100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF SNOW
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ539-092100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ532-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ540-092100-
EASTERN BAY-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-092100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-092100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ534-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.

$$

ANZ543-092100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
929 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.

$$



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