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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 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.

ANZ500-230800-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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

High pressure will remain centered over the Great Lakes region
through tonight before moving off the New England coast Monday. An
area of low pressure over the Deep South will approach the region
mid week. Small Craft Advisories may be needed Tuesday.

$$

ANZ535-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain in the morning,
then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ536-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the morning, then
showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ537-230800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Rain.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain in
the morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ530-230800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Rain.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the morning, then
showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ531-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ538-230800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the morning, then
showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ539-230800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ532-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ540-230800-
Eastern Bay-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ533-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ541-230800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ542-230800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Rain.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the
morning, then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ534-230800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
Rain.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain in the morning,
then showers likely through the night. A chance of showers after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ543-230800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
133 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain in the morning, then a
chance of showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$




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