Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 012032 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 432 PM EDT WED APR 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. ANZ500-020800- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE SETTLING OFFSHORE THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BUILD INTO THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. $$ ANZ535-020800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. $$ ANZ536-020800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-020800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ530-020800- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. $$ ANZ531-020800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ538-020800- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. $$ ANZ539-020800- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ532-020800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ540-020800- EASTERN BAY- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ533-020800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ541-020800- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ542-020800- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-020800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ543-020800- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 432 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. .SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$

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