Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

ANZ500-212100-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK
DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE AREA EARLY WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
 WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL
LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-212100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.

$$

ANZ536-212100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.

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ANZ537-212100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ530-212100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ531-212100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ538-212100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.

$$

ANZ539-212100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ532-212100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

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ANZ540-212100-
EASTERN BAY-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ533-212100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ541-212100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ542-212100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ534-212100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

ANZ543-212100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
631 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S 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.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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