Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 180531 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 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. ANZ500-182100- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY...PERSISTING THROUGH FRIDAY. WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS SOUTH OF THE WATERS THIS WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY UP THE COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK. $$ ANZ535-182100- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. .MON...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ536-182100- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ537-182100- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ530-182100- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. .MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ531-182100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. .MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ538-182100- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. .SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ539-182100- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ532-182100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ540-182100- EASTERN BAY- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ533-182100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ541-182100- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ542-182100- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ534-182100- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ543-182100- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$

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