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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 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.

ANZ500-232300-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

A cold front will cross the waters today. High pressure will return
for the second half of the week.

$$

ANZ535-232300-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-232300-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-232300-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-232300-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-232300-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-232300-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-232300-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-232300-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-232300-
Eastern Bay-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-232300-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-232300-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-232300-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-232300-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
3 ft. Showers likely.
.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-232300-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
431 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. Showers likely.
.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$



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