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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
631 AM EST Tue Nov 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 Nov 21 2017

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

High pressure will move offshore through this afternoon. A cold
front will pass through late tonight into early Wednesday morning.
High pressure will return later Wednesday through early Friday, then
 another cold front will approach late Friday into Saturday. A Small
 Craft Advisory will likely be needed for portions of the waters
Wednesday night, and again Friday night through Saturday.

$$

ANZ535-212100-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-212100-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Light winds. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-212100-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming SW
5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-212100-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-212100-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ538-212100-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-212100-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-212100-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-212100-
Eastern Bay-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-212100-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-212100-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-212100-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing
to 5 kt late. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-212100-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance
of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-212100-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
631 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming SW
5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance
of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$




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