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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 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.

ANZ500-160800-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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

High pressure will build over the region through Thursday. A cold
front will approach the waters from the west late Friday. A Small
Craft Advisory may be needed for portions of the waters Friday into
Saturday.

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ANZ535-160800-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

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ANZ536-160800-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

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ANZ537-160800-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of tstms. A chance
of showers.
.MON...SE 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.

$$

ANZ530-160800-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

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ANZ531-160800-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

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ANZ538-160800-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Waves flat. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...E winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.

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

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ANZ539-160800-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ532-160800-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ540-160800-
Eastern Bay-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves flat.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ533-160800-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Scattered showers and
tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.

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

$$

ANZ541-160800-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

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

$$

ANZ542-160800-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers
and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...E 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.

$$

ANZ534-160800-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of tstms. A
chance of showers.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

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

$$

ANZ543-160800-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
1034 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW 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.
Scattered showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft. A
chance of showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.
.MON...E 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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