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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 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.

ANZ500-270800-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

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

High pressure move offshore through tonight. Low pressure will
approach the waters Thursday before slowly passing through Friday
into Saturday. High pressure will return for early next week. Small
Craft Advisories may be needed for portions of the waters Thursday
night through Friday. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be needed
for the waters Friday night through Sunday.

$$

ANZ535-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ536-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ537-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

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

$$

ANZ530-270800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely in the
morning, then a chance of showers through the night.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ531-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly
in the morning.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

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

$$

ANZ538-270800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely in the
morning, then a chance of showers through the night.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ539-270800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ532-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely, mainly
in the morning.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ540-270800-
Eastern Bay-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
A chance of showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ533-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

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

$$

ANZ541-270800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

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

$$

ANZ542-270800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

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

$$

ANZ534-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers in the morning.

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

$$

ANZ543-270800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
431 PM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 kt after midnight. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.

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

$$




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