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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 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.

ANZ500-262000-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

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

High pressure will build west of the area through Tuesday. A weak
cold front cross the waters Tuesday. High pressure will move over
the area Wednesday before shifting offshore Thursday. Small Craft
Advisory conditions are possible over portions of the waters Tuesday
 and again Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

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

$$

ANZ536-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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

$$

ANZ537-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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

$$

ANZ530-262000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

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

$$

ANZ531-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

ANZ538-262000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

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

$$

ANZ539-262000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through the
night.

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

$$

ANZ532-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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

$$

ANZ540-262000-
Eastern Bay-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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

$$

ANZ533-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 3 ft
after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

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

$$

ANZ541-262000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

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

$$

ANZ542-262000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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

$$

ANZ534-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

$$

ANZ543-262000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
131 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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

$$



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