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FZUS51 KLWX 230534  
CWFLWX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 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.  
 
ANZ500-232100-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC AND MD PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...  
 
A FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED TO THE SOUTH THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK  
BEFORE GRADUALLY RETURNING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT DURING THE  
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH EAST ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
ANZ535-232100-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS OF  
DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ536-232100-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS OF  
DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ537-232100-  
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.  
RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ530-232100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS  
OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY. AREAS  
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ531-232100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS OF  
DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ538-232100-  
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS OF  
DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO  
3 NM.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES FLAT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ539-232100-  
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR AREAS OF  
DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY. AREAS  
OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ532-232100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ540-232100-  
EASTERN BAY-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ533-232100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT  
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ541-232100-  
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT  
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ542-232100-  
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF  
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ534-232100-  
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
ANZ543-232100-  
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-  
1234 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS  
MORNING...  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN  
LIKELY OR AREAS OF DRIZZLE. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MON
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.  
 

 
 
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