Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 282032 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 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. ANZ500-290800- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE CHESAPEAKE BAY THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS FOR MIDWEEK, FOLLOWED BY A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING TOWARDS THE REGION ON FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE REGION SATURDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. $$ ANZ535-290800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ536-290800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ537-290800- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ530-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ531-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ538-290800- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ539-290800- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ532-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ540-290800- EASTERN BAY- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ533-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ541-290800- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ542-290800- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ534-290800- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$ ANZ543-290800- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 432 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. $$

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