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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 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.

ANZ500-232000-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

High pressure will remain offshore today while a cold front slowly
approaches from the northwest. The remnants of Cindy will track
along the front tonight, with the front finally pushing through on
Saturday. A weak secondary front will cross Sunday before high
pressure returns early next week. Small Craft Advisory conditions
are possible Sunday.

$$

ANZ535-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Isolated showers late this morning, then isolated showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ536-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers late this morning, then scattered
showers with isolated tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ537-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Isolated showers late this morning, then isolated showers and tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ530-232000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ531-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ538-232000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ539-232000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ532-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ540-232000-
Eastern Bay-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Isolated showers late this morning, then isolated showers and tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to
10 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ541-232000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft...except around 3 ft near the mouth of the Choptank. Isolated
showers late this morning, then isolated showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 kt late. Gusts up to
25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-232000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Isolated showers late this morning, then isolated showers and tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ534-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
3 ft. Scattered showers late this morning, then isolated showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ543-232000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1125 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
2 ft. Scattered showers late this morning, then isolated showers and
tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$




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