Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS51 KLWX 300832
CWFLWX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 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.

ANZ500-302300-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
RETURN TO THE REGION BEHIND THE FRONT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE
NEEDED THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

ANZ535-302300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ536-302300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ537-302300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ530-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ531-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ538-302300-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ539-302300-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ532-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ540-302300-
EASTERN BAY-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ533-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ541-302300-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ542-302300-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ534-302300-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

ANZ543-302300-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
432 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.