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000 FZUS51 KLWX 220933 CWFLWX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 433 AM EST Wed Nov 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. ANZ500-230000- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A cold front will pass through early this morning and high pressure will return for later today through early Friday. Another cold front will approach late Friday into Saturday before passing through Saturday night. High pressure will return for Sunday and Monday. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed for the waters late Saturday and Sunday. $$ ANZ535-230000- Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ536-230000- Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ537-230000- Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft... building to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. $$ ANZ530-230000- Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt... increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 1 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ531-230000- Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft... building to 3 ft in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. .THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. $$ ANZ538-230000- Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 1 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ539-230000- Chester River to Queenstown MD- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft... building to 3 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ532-230000- Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft... building to 3 ft in the afternoon. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt until early morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ540-230000- Eastern Bay- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt until early morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ533-230000- Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft... building to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt... diminishing to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. $$ ANZ541-230000- Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt until early morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. $$ ANZ542-230000- Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening. Waves 1 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ534-230000- Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft... building to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain. .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to 20 kt late. Waves 3 ft. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. .SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft. $$ ANZ543-230000- Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island- 433 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely. .TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .FRI NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. .SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. $$

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