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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 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.

ANZ500-232000-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

A ridge of high pressure will remain over the eastern United  States
through early next week. Small Craft Advisories may be needed
Tuesday and Wednesday as Hurricane Maria approaches North Carolina.
Refer to the latest statements from the National Hurricane Center
for up-to-date information on Hurricane Maria.

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ANZ535-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ536-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Patchy fog this morning
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ537-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ530-232000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ531-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ538-232000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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ANZ539-232000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ532-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ540-232000-
Eastern Bay-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ533-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ541-232000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ542-232000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ534-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers.

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ANZ543-232000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
732 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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