Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 211754 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 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. ANZ500-220800- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS EVENING. LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND DRIFT ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND. GALES ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. $$ ANZ535-220800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ536-220800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 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. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ537-220800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ530-220800- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-220800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-220800- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-220800- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-220800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-220800- EASTERN BAY- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-220800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ541-220800- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ542-220800- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES FLAT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ534-220800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ543-220800- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 154 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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