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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 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.

ANZ500-230900-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

High pressure will build over the waters through early Friday.  A
cold front will approach early Saturday before crossing Saturday
night. High pressure will return for Sunday and Monday. A Small
Craft Advisory may be needed Saturday night and Sunday.

$$

ANZ535-230900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-230900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing
to 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-230900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE 5 kt late. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...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.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ530-230900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...
diminishing to 5 kt late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-230900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...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.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-230900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this
evening and early morning. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-230900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts
to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft... building to 3 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ532-230900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...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.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-230900-
Eastern Bay-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt late this
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-230900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-230900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...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.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-230900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
1 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-230900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
3 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming S 5 kt
late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to
30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft... building to 4 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-230900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
932 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W 5 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$




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