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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 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.

ANZ500-190800-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

High pressure will remain near the region for the rest of the week
and into the weekend. A weak front will pass by to the north
Thursday night. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed for portions of
 the waters Friday morning.

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ANZ535-190800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

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ANZ536-190800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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ANZ537-190800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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ANZ530-190800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ531-190800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

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ANZ538-190800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ539-190800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ532-190800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

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ANZ540-190800-
Eastern Bay-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ533-190800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ541-190800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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ANZ542-190800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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ANZ534-190800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ543-190800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
731 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers through the night.

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