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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 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-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

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

High pressure will build west of the area through Tuesday as a
series of weak cold fronts cross the waters. The high pressure
center will then move over the area Wednesday before shifting into
the Atlantic Thursday. Small Craft Advisory conditions are possible
over portions of the waters Tuesday and again Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-260800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W 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.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

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

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ANZ536-260800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

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ANZ537-260800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ530-260800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

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

$$

ANZ531-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance of
showers.

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

$$

ANZ538-260800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.

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

$$

ANZ539-260800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through the
night.

$$

ANZ532-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ540-260800-
Eastern Bay-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ533-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ541-260800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ542-260800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ534-260800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A slight chance of showers late this evening.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... building to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-260800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1031 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance
of showers late this evening.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft...building to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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