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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 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.

ANZ500-220800-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

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

High pressure will move offshore today. A cold front will cross the
waters late Tuesday night into early Wednesday. High pressure will
return for the second half of the week.

$$

ANZ535-220800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Numerous
showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ536-220800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.TUE...SW winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ537-220800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ530-220800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Numerous
showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ531-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming SW
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ538-220800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Numerous
showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming SW
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ539-220800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming SW
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ532-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ540-220800-
Eastern Bay-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ541-220800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Gusts
up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-220800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ534-220800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
2 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ543-220800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
349 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$



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