Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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.

ANZ500-210800-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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

High pressure will remain the dominant weather feature through the
end of the work week. A cold front is expected to cross the waters
this weekend.

$$

ANZ535-210800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ536-210800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ537-210800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ530-210800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

ANZ531-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
A chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ538-210800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ539-210800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of dense fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
A chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ532-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
A chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ540-210800-
Eastern Bay-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Areas of dense fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ533-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft or
less. A chance of showers through the night.

$$

ANZ541-210800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
through the night.

$$

ANZ542-210800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers through
the night.

$$

ANZ534-210800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft or
less.

$$

ANZ543-210800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
438 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft
or less.

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