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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 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.

ANZ500-100800-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

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

A cold front will approach from the west late this evening, then
pass through the region through early Thursday. A reinforcing cold
front will pass through Thursday night. High pressure will return
for late in the week. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed Thursday
night through Friday.

$$

ANZ535-100800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ536-100800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Isolated showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ537-100800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft...subsiding to flat after midnight.

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

$$

ANZ530-100800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N late. Waves 1 ft or
less. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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

$$

ANZ531-100800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves 1 ft or
less.

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

$$

ANZ538-100800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers and tstms likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.

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

$$

ANZ539-100800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 ft or
less.

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

$$

ANZ532-100800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft
or less.

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

$$

ANZ540-100800-
Eastern Bay-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Isolated
showers and tstms.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 ft or
less.

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

$$

ANZ533-100800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft...subsiding to flat after midnight.

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

$$

ANZ541-100800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 ft or
less.

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

$$

ANZ542-100800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ534-100800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 kt after midnight. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

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

$$

ANZ543-100800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
433 PM EDT Tue Aug 9 2022

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms
likely.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 5 kt after midnight. Waves
1 ft or less.

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

$$



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