Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 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.

ANZ500-060900-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN BRIEFLY ON TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
PASS OVER THE WATERS WEDNESDAY BEFORE A POTENT COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED
FOR THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

$$

ANZ535-060900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-060900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ537-060900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-060900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-060900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ538-060900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ539-060900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ532-060900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-060900-
EASTERN BAY-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-060900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-060900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-060900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-060900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-060900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
331 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$




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