Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 231132 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 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. ANZ500-232000- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE UP THE COAST NEAR THE DELMARVA TONIGHT. ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY-FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AND AGAIN ON FRIDAY. $$ ANZ535-232000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ536-232000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ537-232000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ530-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-232000- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-232000- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-232000- EASTERN BAY- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ541-232000- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ542-232000- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ534-232000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ543-232000- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 732 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS MORNING, THEN RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM THIS MORNING. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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