Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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.

ANZ500-100900-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND BEFORE A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES IN SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

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ANZ535-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

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ANZ537-100900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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ANZ530-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ531-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-100900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ539-100900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ532-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-100900-
EASTERN BAY-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

$$

ANZ533-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ541-100900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ542-100900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.
A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ534-100900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

$$

ANZ543-100900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1232 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT.

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