Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 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.

ANZ500-270800-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

An area of low pressure over the southeastern states will move
northward and pass over the waters later tonight. A cold front
approaching from the Great Lakes will cross the waters Saturday.
High pressure will build in from the Ohio Valley Sunday, then shift
offshore early next week. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed for
portions of the waters Saturday night through Sunday night.

$$

ANZ535-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-270800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-270800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-270800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-270800-
Eastern Bay-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-270800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-270800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 2 ft. Rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-270800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
501 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

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