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   ANZ500-282100-  934 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024      .SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...    A strong cold front will cross the waters later this afternoon and  evening bringing heavy rain and gusty winds. High pressure will  return Thursday into Friday before another low pressure system  approaches from the south this weekend. Unsettled conditions  continue into early next week. Small Craft Advisories may be needed  through Friday. Gale conditions are expected over the waters later  this afternoon through early Thursday morning.    $$
   ANZ541-282100-  Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-  934 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024    SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY  GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT    REST OF TODAY  S winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.  Scattered showers late this morning, then showers with isolated  tstms this afternoon with vsby 1 NM or less.  TONIGHT  W winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming NW 25 to 30 kt after  midnight. Waves 4 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.  THU  NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt... diminishing to  10 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.  THU NIGHT  NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.  FRI  S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.  FRI NIGHT  SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.  Waves 1 to 2 ft. Numerous showers.  SAT  NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the  morning.  SUN  NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain through the  day. A chance of rain after midnight.    Winds and waves higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.    $$

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