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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

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.

ANZ500-262000-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

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

The remnants of Beta will move east of the waters by midday  today.
A pair of cold fronts are expected to move across the waters  during
the middle portion of next week. Small Craft Advisories may  be
needed for portions of the waters Sunday night through the middle
of next week.

$$

ANZ535-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog
late this morning. Scattered showers late this morning, then
isolated showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late this morning.
.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ536-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog
late this morning. Scattered showers late this morning, then
isolated showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ537-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers.
Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ530-262000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ531-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ538-262000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ539-262000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ532-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ540-262000-
Eastern Bay-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog
late this morning. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ533-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms.
Showers.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ541-262000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog
late this morning. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ542-262000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ534-262000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog late this
morning. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ543-262000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1039 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.REST OF TODAY...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog late this
morning. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM late this morning.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers.

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

$$



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