Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000 FZUS51 KLWX 261732 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 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. ANZ500-270800- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY, THEN STALL JUST TO THE SOUTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE NORTH. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER NEXT WEEK. $$ ANZ535-270800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-270800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-270800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ530-270800- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-270800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-270800- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-270800- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-270800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-270800- EASTERN BAY- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-270800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ541-270800- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. $$ ANZ542-270800- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-270800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ543-270800- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 132 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.