Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 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.

ANZ500-090900-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OUT TO SEA TODAY. ANOTHER AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL PASS JUST SOUTH OF THE WATERS TONIGHT AND STRENGTHEN
ONCE IT REACHES THE ATLANTIC ON TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHT AND LASTING
THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-090900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-090900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ537-090900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

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ANZ530-090900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...
DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-090900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ538-090900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LATE
THIS EVENING...THEN SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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ANZ539-090900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ532-090900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ540-090900-
EASTERN BAY-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-090900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-090900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM...DECREASING TO 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-090900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ534-090900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.

$$

ANZ543-090900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
929 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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