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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 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.

ANZ500-262000-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

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

High pressure will remain over the western Atlantic through the
weekend resulting in southwesterly flow. A cold front moving south
out of Pennsylvania will cross the waters late Sunday, then stall to
 the south until the middle of next week.

$$

ANZ535-262000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...Light winds. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through the
night.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Scattered showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ530-262000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ538-262000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ539-262000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely
this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ540-262000-
Eastern Bay-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers through the
night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers and tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ542-262000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Showers and tstms likely this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the
evening. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. 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-
1031 AM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves
2 ft. Scattered showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$




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