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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 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.

ANZ500-210800-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

A ridge of high pressure will remain over the eastern United  States
through early next week.

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ANZ535-210800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF 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 around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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ANZ536-210800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW 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 or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ537-210800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ530-210800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ531-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ538-210800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ539-210800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ532-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ540-210800-
Eastern Bay-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ533-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ541-210800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ542-210800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW 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 around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ534-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming NW late. 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ543-210800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1031 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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