Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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.

ANZ500-062100-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR TODAY INTO SUNDAY BEFORE LOW PRESSURE
POSSIBLY IMPACTS THE WATERS MONDAY AND TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD TOWARD THE WATERS DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

$$

ANZ535-062100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-062100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN OR SNOW
LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-062100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ538-062100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-062100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ532-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ540-062100-
EASTERN BAY-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

ANZ541-062100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-062100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-062100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-062100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
929 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$



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