Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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.

ANZ500-092100-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE BAY OVERNIGHT
AND SHIFT OFFSHORE TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE
WEST THROUGH FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-092100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-092100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ537-092100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ538-092100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ539-092100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ532-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ540-092100-
EASTERN BAY-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-092100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-092100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ534-092100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.

$$

ANZ543-092100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1229 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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