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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 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.

ANZ500-170800-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

High pressure will build over the waters tonight, then remain in
place through the rest of the week.

$$

ANZ535-170800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Light winds. Waves flat.
.WED...Light winds. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...Light winds. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ536-170800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...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 1 ft.
.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.

$$

ANZ537-170800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt late this evening and overnight. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SE 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...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ530-170800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft...except flat near the mouth of the Susquehanna.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt until late afternoon...becoming light.
Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW 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 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ531-170800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt late this evening
and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-170800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW 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.

$$

ANZ539-170800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt late this evening
and early morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-170800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-170800-
Eastern Bay-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt late this evening
and overnight. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-170800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt late this evening and overnight. Waves 3 ft... except around
2 ft near the mouth of the Choptank.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ541-170800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt late this evening
and overnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SW 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 or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-170800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt late this evening
and overnight. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...Light winds. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...Light winds. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ534-170800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt...increasing to 20 kt
with gusts to 30 kt late this evening and overnight. Waves 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-170800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
732 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$




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