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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

ANZ500-082300-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND.
BRIEF GALES ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY ALSO BE NEEDED SUNDAY.

$$

ANZ535-082300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ536-082300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ537-082300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ530-082300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-082300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-082300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ539-082300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ532-082300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ540-082300-
EASTERN BAY-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-082300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ541-082300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ542-082300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.

$$

ANZ534-082300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-082300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
331 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$




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