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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 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.

ANZ500-232000-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

A cold front will cross the waters today. High pressure will return
for the second half of the week.

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ANZ535-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers this
morning, then a slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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.

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ANZ536-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
this morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 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.

$$

ANZ537-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt...becoming NW late this morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers this morning, then a
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ530-232000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers,
mainly this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.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 or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ538-232000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.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...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-232000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers, mainly
this morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers this
morning, then a slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 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 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.

$$

ANZ540-232000-
Eastern Bay-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers this
morning, then a slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers this
morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.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.

$$

ANZ541-232000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers this
morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.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 or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-232000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers this
morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 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.

$$

ANZ534-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
this morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 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 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ543-232000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
732 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
this morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE 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 around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.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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