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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 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.

ANZ500-080900-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL WEAKEN STEADILY THROUGH MONDAY AS
ONE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSES TO THE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AND ANOTHER
DEVELOPS OVER SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY ON PORTIONS OF THE WATERS...BECOMING
MORE LIKELY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

ANZ535-080900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ536-080900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ537-080900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ530-080900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ531-080900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ538-080900-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ539-080900-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ532-080900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

ANZ540-080900-
EASTERN BAY-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

ANZ533-080900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ541-080900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

ANZ542-080900-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

ANZ534-080900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. SNOW OR RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$

ANZ543-080900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
1229 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING E 5 KT
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN OR SNOW
LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.

$$



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