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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 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.

ANZ500-242000-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

An area of low pressure over the Tennessee Valley and Southeast U.S.
will approach the region overnight and Tuesday, crossing the
waters on Wednesday. High pressure will then move near the area
Thursday. Another low pressure system may affect the waters by
Friday and Saturday. Small Craft Advisories may be needed Wednesday
and Wednesday night.

$$

ANZ535-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.Overnight...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A slight chance of
rain.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ536-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.Overnight...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early
morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ537-242000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
slight chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt... increasing to 30 kt
late. Waves 2 ft...building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt until early
morning. Waves 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... becoming W around
5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ530-242000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or
less. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ531-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ538-242000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ539-242000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to 25 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ532-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to 25 kt late.
Waves 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ540-242000-
Eastern Bay-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to 25 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt until early
morning. Waves 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ533-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to 25 kt late.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less...building to 2 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ541-242000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...E winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt... increasing to 25 kt
late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. A
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ542-242000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...SE winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Rain.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning.

$$

ANZ534-242000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...E winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 2 ft...
building to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt...diminishing
to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt late. Waves 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft
after midnight. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

ANZ543-242000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
133 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.Overnight...E winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt... increasing to
30 kt late. Waves 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt...diminishing
to 20 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft.
Showers likely.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less...building to 2 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning.

$$

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