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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 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.

ANZ500-242100-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

LOW PRESSURE EAST OF NEW JERSEY WILL TRACK TO THE NORTHEAST TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY,
FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT EARLY THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS
LIKELY THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY. IN ADDITION, A GALE WARNING WILL BE
POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-242100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-242100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-242100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ530-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ531-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-242100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-242100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ540-242100-
EASTERN BAY-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ533-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-242100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT. BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ542-242100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-242100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ543-242100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
931 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. BRIEF SPRINKLES LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$




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