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000 FZUS51 KLWX 230232 CWFLWX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 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. ANZ500-230800- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A cold front will cross the waters late tonight into early Wednesday. High pressure will return for the second half of the week. $$ ANZ535-230800- Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this evening and early morning. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. .WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ536-230800- Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this evening and early morning. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ537-230800- Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ530-230800- Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt late this evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .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 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ531-230800- Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ538-230800- Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ539-230800- Chester River to Queenstown MD- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ532-230800- Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ540-230800- Eastern Bay- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ533-230800- Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ541-230800- Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of tstms. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ542-230800- Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ534-230800- Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms. .WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ543-230800- Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island- 1032 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... .REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$

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