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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 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.

ANZ500-142300-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERNIGHT AND HOLD THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING. A STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS FOR THE MIDDLE PART OF THE WEEK. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK.

$$

ANZ535-142300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN OR
RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-142300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-142300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-142300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN OR RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-142300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING N 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-142300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN OR RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-142300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-142300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING
RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-142300-
EASTERN BAY-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-142300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-142300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-142300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-142300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY OR RAIN OR
SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-142300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
329 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY OR RAIN OR
SLEET.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$




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