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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 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.

ANZ500-222000-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

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

A cold front will approach the waters tonight, then stall over the
Carolinas on Saturday. High pressure will then settle over the area
Saturday into Sunday. Small Craft Advisories are possible over the
southern waters Friday night through Sunday .

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ANZ535-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

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ANZ536-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

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ANZ537-222000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...E 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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ANZ530-222000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ531-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ538-222000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers and scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ539-222000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ532-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ540-222000-
Eastern Bay-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Waves
1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ541-222000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-222000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ534-222000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S late. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.

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

$$

ANZ543-222000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1035 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.REST OF TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 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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