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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 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.

ANZ500-202000-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

High pressure will remain near the region through the weekend. A
low pressure system will then affect the region early next week. A
Small Craft Advisory is likely for portions of the waters Monday
through Tuesday. Gales are also possible for portions of the waters
on Tuesday.

$$

ANZ535-202000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ536-202000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ537-202000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ530-202000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ531-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the evening,
then becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...
subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. Showers.

$$

ANZ538-202000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers.

$$

ANZ539-202000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ532-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the evening,
then becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to
1 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ540-202000-
Eastern Bay-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the evening,
then becoming W after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft
after midnight. Showers.

$$

ANZ533-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the evening,
then becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to
1 ft after midnight. Showers.

$$

ANZ541-202000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the evening,
then becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft...
subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. Showers.

$$

ANZ542-202000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ534-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the evening,
then becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 5 ft...subsiding
to 2 to 3 ft. Showers.

$$

ANZ543-202000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
731 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the evening,
then becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Waves 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to
3 ft. Showers.

$$




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