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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

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.

ANZ500-040900-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

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

A cold front will pass through the area today, then high pressure
will return for Sunday into Monday. A slow moving cold front will
approach toward the middle of the week.

$$

ANZ535-040900-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely in the morning,
then a chance of rain in the afternoon. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ536-040900-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N late. Gusts up to
20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely in the morning,
then a chance of rain in the afternoon. A chance of showers through
the night.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ537-040900-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain likely.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N in the late evening and
overnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW 5 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ530-040900-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until late afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ531-040900-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W 5 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ538-040900-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely in the
morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. A chance of showers
through the night.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers through
the day.

$$

ANZ539-040900-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W 5 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers
through the day.

$$

ANZ532-040900-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW 5 kt
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely in the
morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. A chance of showers
through the night.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ540-040900-
Eastern Bay-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... diminishing to
5 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely through
the day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ533-040900-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N late. Gusts up to
25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW 5 kt
late. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely through the
day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers in the morning.

$$

ANZ541-040900-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves
2 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N late. Gusts up to
25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW 5 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely through the
day, then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ542-040900-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N after midnight. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming NW 5 kt
in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ534-040900-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves
3 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ543-040900-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt...becoming N in the late evening and
overnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely through the day,
then a chance of showers through the night.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$



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