Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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.

ANZ500-262100-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE WEST THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING
 OFFSHORE MONDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHWEST OF THE AREA
TUESDAY, WITH THE TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE WATERS WEDNESDAY.
 A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. A
GALE WARNING IS POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ537-262100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ538-262100-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ539-262100-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ532-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-262100-
EASTERN BAY-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-262100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-262100-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-262100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING W
10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 FT
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-262100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
631 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING W
10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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