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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1032 PM 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.

ANZ500-240800-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

The remnants of Cindy will track over the area tonight. A weak
secondary front will cross Sunday before high pressure returns early
 next week. Small Craft Advisory conditions are possible Sunday.

$$

ANZ535-240800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers with isolated tstms late this evening, then
showers with isolated tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early 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...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ536-240800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
1 ft. Scattered showers with isolated tstms late this evening, then
showers likely with isolated tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to
10 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers.
.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.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ537-240800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt...
increasing to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Isolated tstms. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ530-240800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt...
increasing to 35 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft...except around 1 ft or
less near the mouth of the Susquehanna. Numerous showers with
isolated tstms late this evening, then showers with isolated tstms.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance
of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ531-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...
increasing to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft. Numerous showers with isolated
tstms late this evening, then showers with isolated tstms. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to
10 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 2 ft. Scattered showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early 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...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ538-240800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt...
increasing to 35 kt late. Waves 1 ft. Numerous showers with isolated
tstms late this evening, then showers with isolated tstms. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 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.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ539-240800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt...
increasing to 35 kt late. Waves 2 ft. Numerous showers with isolated
tstms late this evening, then showers with isolated tstms. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance
of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early 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.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ532-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...
increasing to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers with
isolated tstms late this evening, then showers with isolated tstms.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.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. A chance of
showers.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ540-240800-
Eastern Bay-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...
increasing to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft. Numerous showers with isolated
tstms late this evening, then showers likely with isolated tstms.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to
10 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.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 or less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt...
increasing to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Isolated tstms. Scattered showers late this evening, then showers
likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming W 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ541-240800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...
increasing to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Isolated tstms. Scattered
showers late this evening, then showers likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming W 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.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 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-240800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt... increasing
to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated tstms. Scattered
showers late this evening, then showers likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 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 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ534-240800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... increasing
to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft. Isolated tstms. Scattered
showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming W 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.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 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight.

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

$$

ANZ543-240800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1032 PM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... increasing
to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Isolated tstms.
Isolated showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming W 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

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

$$



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