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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 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.

ANZ500-192300-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

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

A strong cold front will move across the waters early this morning
and high pressure will build to our south later today through
Monday. The high will move offshore Tuesday and a cold front will
pass through late Tuesday night into Wednesday and high pressure is
most likely to return for Wednesday night through Thanksgiving Day.
A Small Craft Advisory may be needed for portions of the waters
Tuesday through Wednesday night.

$$

ANZ535-192300-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
2 ft. Showers likely.
.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt... diminishing to
30 kt late. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-192300-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
3 ft. Showers likely.
.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-192300-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
4 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt... diminishing to
30 kt late. Waves 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ530-192300-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
3 ft...except around 1 ft near the mouth of the Susquehanna.
Showers.
.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt... diminishing to
30 kt late. Waves 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-192300-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
4 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-192300-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
2 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt... diminishing to
30 kt late. Waves 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-192300-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
4 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-192300-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
5 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Waves 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-192300-
Eastern Bay-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
4 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt late. Waves 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-192300-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
4 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-192300-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
2 ft...except around 4 ft near the mouth of the Choptank. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-192300-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves
1 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-192300-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Waves 6 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... becoming W 10 kt
with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 ft after
midnight.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-192300-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
332 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves
4 ft. Showers.
.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$




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