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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 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.

ANZ500-222000-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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

High pressure will remain offshore through Monday. A cold front
will cross the waters early Tuesday. A gale warning will likely be
required for all the waters late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

$$

ANZ535-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ536-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-222000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-222000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-222000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-222000-
Eastern Bay-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ541-222000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt
late. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-222000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming S 15 to
20 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt...becoming S 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-222000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1032 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$



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