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000 FZUS51 KLWX 250624 CWFLWX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 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. ANZ500-252000- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A ridge of high pressure will remain over the northeastern United States through the first part of the week. Small Craft Advisories may be needed Tuesday night through Thursday as Hurricane Maria approaches North Carolina. Refer to the latest statements from the National Hurricane Center for up-to-date information on Hurricane Maria. $$ ANZ535-252000- Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. $$ ANZ536-252000- Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ537-252000- Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. .TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ530-252000- Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ531-252000- Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ538-252000- Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...Light winds. Waves flat. .MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. .MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ539-252000- Chester River to Queenstown MD- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ532-252000- Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. $$ ANZ540-252000- Eastern Bay- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ533-252000- Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. $$ ANZ541-252000- Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ542-252000- Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .THU...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. $$ ANZ534-252000- Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON... .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. .TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 2 ft. $$ ANZ543-252000- Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island- 224 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON... .Overnight...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. .MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. .TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. .THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft. $$

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