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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

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.

ANZ500-242000-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

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

A cold front will pass south of the waters this morning, stall
south of the Chesapeake Bay this afternoon and evening, then return
north as a warm front Thursday. Another cold front will follow for
Friday. Small Craft Advisories may be needed for portions of the
waters Friday into Saturday.

$$

ANZ535-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-242000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Waves 1 ft
or less.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.

$$

ANZ531-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$

ANZ538-242000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-242000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 kt in the evening, then
becoming SE after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ540-242000-
Eastern Bay-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ533-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ541-242000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-242000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 3 ft.


$$

ANZ543-242000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
735 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 2 to
3 ft.

$$




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