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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 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.

ANZ500-250800-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 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 the first part of the week. Small Craft Advisories  may be
needed Tuesday through Thursday 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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ANZ535-250800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ536-250800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ537-250800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ530-250800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ531-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ538-250800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ539-250800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ532-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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ANZ540-250800-
Eastern Bay-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E 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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ533-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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ANZ541-250800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...E 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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ542-250800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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ANZ534-250800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers.

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ANZ543-250800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
131 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.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 with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.

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