Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 210533 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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. ANZ500-212000- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. $$ ANZ535-212000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ536-212000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 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 AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ537-212000- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ530-212000- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W 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. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-212000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-212000- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W 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. .SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-212000- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-212000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W 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. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-212000- EASTERN BAY- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-212000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ541-212000- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT... EXCEPT FLAT NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE LITTLE CHOPTANK. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ542-212000- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 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. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ534-212000- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ543-212000- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 132 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... .OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 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 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. $$

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