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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 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.

ANZ500-180800-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

High pressure will remain in place through the rest of the week and
into the weekend. A weak system will pass by to the north Thursday
night. Small Craft Advisories may be needed Thursday night into
Friday morning.

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ANZ535-180800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...Light winds. Waves flat.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ536-180800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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ANZ537-180800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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ANZ530-180800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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ANZ531-180800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SW 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.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ538-180800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ539-180800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-180800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ540-180800-
Eastern Bay-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ533-180800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ541-180800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ542-180800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ534-180800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less...building to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-180800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
431 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less...building to 2 ft
after midnight.

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