Coastal Waters Forecast
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889 FZUS51 KLWX 101729 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 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. ANZ500-110900- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TO START THE WEEKEND. GALES ARE LIKELY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. $$ ANZ535-110900- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ536-110900- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ537-110900- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ530-110900- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ531-110900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. $$ ANZ538-110900- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. $$ ANZ539-110900- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. $$ ANZ532-110900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. $$ ANZ540-110900- EASTERN BAY- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ533-110900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ541-110900- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. $$ ANZ542-110900- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT. SCATTERED FLURRIES. .THU...W WINDS 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. $$ ANZ534-110900- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 5 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. $$ ANZ543-110900- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 1229 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. .SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. $$

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