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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 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.

ANZ500-210900-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

High pressure will move offshore through Tuesday. A cold front will
pass through late Tuesday night into Wednesday. High pressure will
return later Wednesday through early Friday, then another cold front
 will approach late Friday into Saturday. A Small Craft Advisory
will  likely be needed for portions of the waters Wednesday and
Wednesday  night, and again Friday night into Saturday.

$$

ANZ535-210900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-210900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-210900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming W
5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-210900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming W
5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ531-210900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming W
5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ538-210900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ539-210900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-210900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft...
subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-210900-
Eastern Bay-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-210900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less... building to 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ541-210900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less... building to 2 ft
after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-210900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-210900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming W
5 to 10 kt late. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. Rain
likely.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less...building to 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-210900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
931 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming W
5 to 10 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW. Waves 1 ft or less...building to
2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$



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