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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 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.

ANZ500-140800-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

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

A weak front along the Atlantic seaboard will push offshore by
tonight. High pressure will then build across the area Tuesday and
Wednesday before moving offshore. A front may approach from the
north late in the week.

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ANZ535-140800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms late this evening.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers
likely .
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. Showers likely.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ536-140800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. Showers likely.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ537-140800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Isolated showers and
tstms late this evening, then scattered showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a chance
of tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ530-140800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ531-140800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ538-140800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ539-140800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Isolated
showers and tstms late this evening.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ532-140800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms late this evening, then isolated showers and
tstms.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ540-140800-
Eastern Bay-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Scattered showers and
tstms late this evening, then isolated showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ533-140800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ541-140800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ542-140800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms late this evening, then scattered showers and
tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of tstms in the
morning. Showers likely.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ534-140800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...E winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ543-140800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1154 PM EDT Mon Jul 13 2020

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED...S winds around 5 kt. Waves flat.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

$$




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