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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
836 AM EST Thu Nov 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.

ANZ500-232115-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

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

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ANZ535-232115-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...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. Waves
1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-232115-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...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...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 around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-232115-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.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 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. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ530-232115-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 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 to
2 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.

$$

ANZ531-232115-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 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...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. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-232115-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...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 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-232115-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S 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.

$$

ANZ532-232115-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S 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. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-232115-
Eastern Bay-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 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. 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 1 to
2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-232115-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...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. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-232115-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...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. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ542-232115-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt early this morning... becoming
light. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 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 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-232115-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt... becoming NW 5 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S 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...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...diminishing to 10 kt after midnight.
Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-232115-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
836 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt... becoming NW 5 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 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...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.

$$


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