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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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.

ANZ500-270800-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

High pressure will settle over the waters today. Low pressure  will
approach the area tonight before passing through Friday. A  cold
front will pass through the waters late Saturday into  Saturday
evening. High pressure will return for early next week. A  Small
Craft Advisory may be needed for portions of the waters  Saturday
night through Sunday night.

$$

ANZ535-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-270800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-270800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ538-270800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-270800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ540-270800-
Eastern Bay-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ541-270800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW late. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-270800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-270800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 kt...becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 2 ft. Rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ543-270800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
135 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt...becoming W late. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$




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