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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 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.

ANZ500-272000-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

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

High pressure will build west of the area today. A weak cold front
will cross the waters tonight. High pressure will move over the area
 Wednesday before shifting offshore Thursday. Small Craft Advisory
conditions are possible over portions of the waters Tuesday and
again Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-272000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.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 with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ536-272000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ537-272000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ530-272000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Numerous showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.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 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ531-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.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 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ538-272000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ539-272000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.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 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ532-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ540-272000-
Eastern Bay-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ533-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.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 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ541-272000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.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...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ542-272000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.Overnight...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.

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

$$

ANZ534-272000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...W winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$

ANZ543-272000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
152 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.Overnight...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

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

$$




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