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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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.

ANZ500-190900-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

High pressure will build over the area this afternoon and move
offshore tonight. A warm front will cross the region on Monday,
bringing unseasonably warm conditions. A cold front approaches the
mid-Atlantic by the middle of the work week, and stalls near the
region at the end of the week. Small Craft Advisories may be needed
Tuesday through Thursday.

$$

ANZ535-190900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ536-190900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ537-190900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ530-190900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ531-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ538-190900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
through the night.
.THU...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ539-190900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers through the night.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ532-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely
through the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ540-190900-
Eastern Bay-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ533-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely
through the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ541-190900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely
through the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ542-190900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ534-190900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance
of showers.

$$

ANZ543-190900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
335 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NE. Waves 1 ft. A chance of
showers.

$$



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