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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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.

ANZ500-190900-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...

High pressure will move offshore tonight. A warm front will cross
the region on Monday, bringing unseasonably warm conditions. A cold
front approaches the mid-Atlantic by the middle of the work week,
and stalls near the region at the end of the week. Small Craft
Advisories may be needed Tuesday through Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-190900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ536-190900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A slight
chance of rain.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ537-190900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A slight
chance of rain.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ530-190900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ531-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ538-190900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ539-190900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ532-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely
through the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ540-190900-
Eastern Bay-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ533-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
through the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ541-190900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely
through the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ542-190900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A slight
chance of rain.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ534-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance
of showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ543-190900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
936 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$




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