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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 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.

ANZ500-280800-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

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

A weak cold front will cross the Chesapeake Bay region tonight. High
 pressure will move over the area Wednesday before shifting to
Bermuda through Thursday. Small Craft Advisory conditions are
possible over portions of the waters Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-280800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ536-280800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ537-280800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming SE late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ530-280800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ531-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ538-280800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ539-280800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ532-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ540-280800-
Eastern Bay-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ533-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ541-280800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ542-280800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ534-280800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming S late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms through the night.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ543-280800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1031 PM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft... building to 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$



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