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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 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.

ANZ500-250800-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

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

A cold front will move across the waters late today into tonight.
This will be followed by high pressure Tuesday and Wednesday. The
next frontal system will approach on Thursday and pass through the
region Friday. Small Craft Advisories may be needed Thursday and
Friday.

$$

ANZ535-250800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A slight
chance of showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ536-250800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ537-250800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.FRI...NW 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.

$$

ANZ530-250800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ531-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ538-250800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ539-250800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ532-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.FRI...NW 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.

$$

ANZ540-250800-
Eastern Bay-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ533-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.FRI...NW 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.

$$

ANZ541-250800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.FRI...NW 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.

$$

ANZ542-250800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms
through the night.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ534-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 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.

$$

ANZ543-250800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
131 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.FRI...NW 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.

$$




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