Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 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.

ANZ500-210900-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK
DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE AREA EARLY WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
 WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL
LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

ANZ535-210900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-210900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-210900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW 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...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-210900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-210900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-210900-
EASTERN BAY-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-210900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-210900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-210900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-210900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
330 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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