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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.

ANZ500-202000-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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

A cold front will cross the waters later today with high pressure
returning the second half of the weekend and persisting into early
next week. Another cold front will cross the waters late Tuesday
with high pressure returning for the remainder of the work week.
Small Craft Advisories will likely be needed Monday night through
Tuesday.

$$

ANZ535-202000-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ536-202000-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 1 ft...
building to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming W
5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ537-202000-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island to Smith Point-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft...
building to 5 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt...diminishing
to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ530-202000-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt... increasing to
35 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming W
5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ531-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft...
building to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt...diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 4 ft...
subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$

ANZ538-202000-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft. Scattered
showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ539-202000-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt...diminishing
to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.

$$

ANZ532-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 2 ft...
building to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt...diminishing
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 4 ft... subsiding to 2 ft after
midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ540-202000-
Eastern Bay-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt...diminishing
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ533-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 3 ft...
building to 5 ft after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt...diminishing
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

ANZ541-202000-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 35 kt... becoming NW
25 to 30 kt late. Waves 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt...diminishing
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

ANZ542-202000-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Scattered showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt...diminishing
to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.

$$

ANZ534-202000-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft...building to 6 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt...diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 3 ft.

$$

ANZ543-202000-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island-
737 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt...diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

$$

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