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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 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.

ANZ500-242000-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

High pressure will drift from the Great Lakes today to the
northeastern United States this weekend.

$$

ANZ535-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon.
Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-242000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-242000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-242000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
5 kt late. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-242000-
Eastern Bay-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
5 kt late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon.
Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ541-242000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-242000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.Overnight...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-242000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
132 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.Overnight...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$




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