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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 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.

ANZ500-220900-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

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

High pressure will build over the waters through the weekend. Low
pressure will pass through the Ohio Valley Monday into Tuesday, with
 a strong cold front poised to cross the waters toward the middle
portion of next week.

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ANZ535-220900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely through the
day.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely .

$$

ANZ536-220900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely through the
day.
.WED...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely .

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ANZ537-220900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely through the
day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ530-220900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.

$$

ANZ531-220900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ538-220900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely .

$$

ANZ539-220900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ532-220900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ540-220900-
Eastern Bay-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ533-220900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely through the
day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ541-220900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers through the day, then showers
likely in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.

$$

ANZ542-220900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely through the
day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. Showers likely .

$$

ANZ534-220900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely through the day, then a chance of showers through the
night.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft...building to 3 ft. A chance of showers through the day, then
showers likely in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.

$$

ANZ543-220900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
937 PM EST Fri Feb 21 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely through the day, then a chance of showers through the
night.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves
1 ft...building to 3 ft. A chance of showers through the day, then
showers likely in the evening. A chance of showers after midnight.

$$




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