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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 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.

ANZ500-172300-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

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

High pressure will briefly return overnight, but low pressure will
pass by to the west Sunday into Sunday night. High pressure will
return early next week before stronger low pressure passes west of
the waters, then possibly redevelops offshore during the middle of
next week. Small Craft Advisories will be likely Monday.

$$

ANZ535-172300-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Freezing rain in the
morning. Snow or sleet through the day. Rain.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ536-172300-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance
of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow or sleet or freezing
rain in the morning. Rain.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ537-172300-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Snow or sleet in the morning. Rain.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ530-172300-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of snow.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow through the day. Sleet
in the afternoon. Rain or freezing rain.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain. A chance
of snow through the night.

$$

ANZ531-172300-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of snow.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow or sleet through the
day. Rain or freezing rain.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain. A chance
of snow through the night.

$$

ANZ538-172300-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of snow.
.WED...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow or sleet through the
day. Rain. Freezing rain through the night.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ539-172300-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 ft...building to 3 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of snow.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Freezing rain in the
morning. Snow or sleet through the day. Rain.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ532-172300-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Freezing rain in the
morning. Snow or sleet through the day. Rain.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ540-172300-
Eastern Bay-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of snow.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Freezing rain in the
morning. Snow or sleet through the day. Rain.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ533-172300-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Snow or sleet or freezing rain in the morning. Rain.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely through the
day, then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ541-172300-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Freezing rain and snow or
sleet in the morning, then rain.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ542-172300-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Snow or sleet in the morning. Rain.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely through the
day, then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ534-172300-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Snow or sleet in the morning. Rain.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely through the
day, then a chance of rain through the night.

$$

ANZ543-172300-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
337 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TODAY...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Snow in the morning. Rain.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely through the
day, then a chance of rain through the night.

$$



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