Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 160530 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 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. ANZ500-162000- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES TODAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH LATE WEEK. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY. $$ ANZ535-162000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-162000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-162000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ530-162000- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ531-162000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ538-162000- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ539-162000- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ532-162000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ540-162000- EASTERN BAY- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ533-162000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ541-162000- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT LATE. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ542-162000- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-162000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. WAVES 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 FT LATE. .WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. $$ ANZ543-162000- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 130 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .WED...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$

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