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000 FZUS51 KLWX 242032 CWFLWX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 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. ANZ500-250800- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A cold front will move across the waters tonight. This will be followed by high pressure Tuesday and Wednesday. The next frontal system will approach on Thursday and pass through the region Friday. Small Craft Advisories may be needed Thursday and Friday. $$ ANZ535-250800- Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ536-250800- Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N 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. $$ ANZ537-250800- Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ530-250800- Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .FRI...NW 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. $$ ANZ531-250800- Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ538-250800- Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ539-250800- Chester River to Queenstown MD- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ532-250800- Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ540-250800- Eastern Bay- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ533-250800- Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ541-250800- Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ542-250800- Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ534-250800- Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$ ANZ543-250800- Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island- 432 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017 .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated showers and tstms. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. .TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...S winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms. $$

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