Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 022032 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 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. ANZ500-030900- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... ZCZC WBCWRKSYN 031805 TTAA00 KWBC DDHHMMHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE WATERS TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN ON FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...AND AGAIN LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. $$ ANZ535-030900- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SLEET... FREEZING RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-030900- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-030900- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. $$ ANZ530-030900- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. .WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ531-030900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ538-030900- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SLEET... FREEZING RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ539-030900- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ532-030900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ540-030900- EASTERN BAY- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... DIMINISHING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ533-030900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ541-030900- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING S 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ542-030900- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ534-030900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SNOW...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. $$ ANZ543-030900- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 332 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. .TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. .THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT. SNOW... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. $$

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