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000 FZUS51 KLWX 011131 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 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. WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER. ANZ500-012100- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING. LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE WATERS TONIGHT AND MONDAY. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY. $$ ANZ535-012100- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-012100- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-012100- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ530-012100- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ531-012100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ538-012100- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ539-012100- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SLEET... RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ532-012100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN... SNOW AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ540-012100- EASTERN BAY- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SLEET... RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ533-012100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN... SNOW AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON... THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. $$ ANZ541-012100- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN... SNOW AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON... THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ542-012100- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-012100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING W WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT. $$ ANZ543-012100- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT... .TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. $$

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