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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 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.

ANZ500-270815-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

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

High pressure move offshore through tonight. Low pressure will
approach the waters Thursday before slowly passing through Friday
into Saturday. High pressure will return for early next week. Small
Craft Advisories may be needed for portions of the waters Thursday
night through Friday. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be needed
for the waters Friday night through Sunday.

$$

ANZ535-270815-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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

$$

ANZ536-270815-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early morning.
Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ537-270815-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ530-270815-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers with a
chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ531-270815-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ538-270815-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ539-270815-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ532-270815-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ540-270815-
Eastern Bay-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-270815-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ541-270815-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-270815-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt. Waves less than
1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ534-270815-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ543-270815-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
800 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early morning.
Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 kt after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$


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