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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 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.

ANZ500-222000-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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

High pressure will remain offshore through Monday. A cold front
cross the waters early Tuesday. A Small Craft Advisory is likely for
 portions of the waters Monday evening through Wednesday. Gales are
also possible for portions of the waters on Tuesday.

$$

ANZ535-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ536-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance
of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-222000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog this morning with
vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-222000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-222000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft
after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-222000-
Eastern Bay-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this morning
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ541-222000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-222000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming S
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft...
building to 4 ft after midnight. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight. Gusts
up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 3 ft
after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-222000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
638 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming S
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight. Showers likely.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$




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