Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KLWX 230832 CWFLWX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 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. ANZ500-232300- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY... A COLD FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED SOUTH OF THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE BOUNDARY TODAY AND SLOWLY TRACK TOWARD THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH TUESDAY. THE LOW WILL FINALLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST LATE THIS WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. $$ ANZ535-232300- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. .TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ536-232300- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. .TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .WED...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ537-232300- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ530-232300- CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ531-232300- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ538-232300- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. $$ ANZ539-232300- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ532-232300- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ540-232300- EASTERN BAY- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ533-232300- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO FLAT IN THE EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ541-232300- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ542-232300- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ534-232300- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. .TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$ ANZ543-232300- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 432 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. PERIODS OF RAIN. .TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN. .TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. .WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. .THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. $$

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