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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 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.

ANZ500-232000-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

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

Light winds are expected with high pressure to the south through the
 weekend. Scattered thunderstorms are expected each afternoon and
evening. A cold front will move through Sunday night.

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ANZ535-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Widespread showers
and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ536-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Widespread showers
and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ537-232000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ530-232000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Widespread showers
and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ531-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ538-232000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Widespread showers
and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ539-232000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ532-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ540-232000-
Eastern Bay-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft
or less.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ533-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ541-232000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ542-232000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Widespread showers and
scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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ANZ534-232000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered tstms with a chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ543-232000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
132 AM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017

.Overnight...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms through the night.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

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