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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 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.

ANZ500-260800-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

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

High pressure will build overhead through Wednesday. The next
frontal system will approach on Thursday and pass through the region
 Friday. High pressure will return for the weekend. Small Craft
Advisories may be needed Thursday through Saturday.

$$

ANZ535-260800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE 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 with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers with tstms
likely, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ536-260800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE 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 with a
chance of tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely .
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ537-260800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms
likely .
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ530-260800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...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 with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ531-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...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 with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ538-260800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...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 with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers with tstms
likely, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ539-260800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ532-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...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 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ540-260800-
Eastern Bay-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ533-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers with tstms
likely, then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ541-260800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance
of tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ542-260800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with a chance of
tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers with tstms likely,
then a chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ534-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers with tstms likely, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$

ANZ543-260800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
431 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers with a chance of tstms.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers with tstms likely, then a chance of showers and tstms
after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.

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

$$



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