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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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.

ANZ500-112100-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TO START THE WEEKEND. GALES ARE
LIKELY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...AND MAY PERSIST INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

$$

ANZ535-112100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ536-112100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ537-112100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ530-112100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SCATTERED FLURRIES.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-112100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-112100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ539-112100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-112100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-112100-
EASTERN BAY-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-112100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-112100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-112100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-112100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-112100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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